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The Holy Bible: containing the Old and New - - 1824. [1200381]
Holbrook & Fessenden, Brattleborough, VT 1824 - Holbrook & Fessenden's Stereotype Hot-Press Edition, thick 4to, pp. [3]-683 (O.T.), [1], [2] (wood-engraved leaves of family register), 159, [1] (Apocrapha), 687-930 (N.T.), [2], 56 (concordance), 121 (Practical Observations on the Old and New Testaments . by the Rev. Mr. Ostervald, professor of Divinity . at Neuchatel); text in double column; 2 inserted engraved vignette title pages (O.T. and N.T.), 2 engraved frontispieces, 10 engraved or woodcut plates, 3 engraved hand-colored maps (1 folding); 2 pro-forma leaves of "Family Record;" original full mottled sheep, simple gilt floral border on covers, gilt-tooled black lettering pieces on gilt-decorated spine; moderate dampstaining, foxing, and general wear, but in all a good, sound copy, collated and complete. With the ownership signature of Oren Godard and his wife Minerva Holcomb, and with 13 family members entered in the register. A few of the plates are noteworthy: the copper-engraved frontispiece "The Scale of Centuries" with 4 vignettes in the corners (2 hand-colored), and the Tower of Babel. Hills, English Bible in America, 490: "Same as Holbrook stereotype quarto of 1817, but with the addition of Ostervald's Notes." [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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