Holy Bible Old & New Testament French Translation 1874 fine leather gilt bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Decorative Leather Bindings, Religion, Christianity, Holy Bible, French Text).
La Sainte Bible, qui contient le Vieux et le Nouveau Testament.
Published 1874, New York by the American Bible Society.
819, 261 pages. Text in French.
Period full leather binding, slightly raised bands, gilt title lettering & compartment decorations, gilt ruled covers, all edges and turn ins gilt.
Binding remains bright, clean, tight, and sound. A beautiful book.
Text block 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. 7 1/2" H x 5" W.