Miniature Holy Bible Old New Testaments 1830's woodcut illustrated leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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A Miniature of the Holy Bible: Being a Brief of the Books of the Old and Testaments.
Published c. 1830's-40's, Portsmouth, New Hampshire by W.B. & T.Q. Lowd.
128, 64 pages. Text in English. Illustrated with numerous wood cuts throughout. Book is complete.
Period full leather binding, ornate gilt spine decorations and title lettering.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding lightly rubbed and gently age worn, but still fresh, leather supple, overall very attractive as an object.
A superior example of a fragile miniature leather bound juvenile illustrated book.
Text block paper is toned with small scattered age spotting throughout, some page corners bent.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item 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. 2 1/2" H x 2" W.