Holy Bible polyglott 1844 NY leather book Christianity Old & New TestamentBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated Out of the Original Tongues and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. the References and marginal readings of the Polyglott Bible with numerous additions from Bagster's Comprehensive Bible.
Published 1844, New York by Robinson, Pratt & Co.
772 pages. Text in English.
Large quarto size, smaller than large Family bibles of the era but much larger than a typical octavo (8vo) book.
Period full leather binding, slightly raised bands, gilt title lettering on contrasting black leather label. Marbled edges and end papers.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, joints cracked, covers perhaps slightly weakened but still holding firmly.
Text block uniformly age toned, scattered age spotting and small staining, remains overall clean, and displays a pleasing age patina.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 10 5/8" H x 7" W.