New Testament Christianity 1868 Leather Dual Language Edition German & EnglishBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, Religion, Christianity, New Testament, Dual Language Book).
The New Testament of our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ, Translated out of the Original Greek; and with the Former Translations Diligently Comparted and Revised.
Published 1868, New York by the American Bible Society.
370 pages. Text in English & German.
Pleasing example of this type of ornate embossed publisher binding from the middle of the 19th century.
Period decoratively embossed full leather binding, gilt title lettering, ornate geometric and scroll embossed cover designs. Bookseller tag on interior cover: Rev. S.K. Brobst. Allentown, PA.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, leather rubbed but still supple, joints slightly scuffed, spine leather dried and crackled although still supple, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 1/2" W.