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1884, BEAUTIFUL LARGE ANTIQUE GERMAN BIBLE, JACOB & HANNA BITTNER, PA, w PHOTOS
Philadelphia: A. J. Holman & Co, 1884. Die Neue Illustrirte Familien Bibel fur hausliche Erbauung und Belehrung enthaltend das Alte und Neue Testament mit den Apocryphen, der Concordanz, Bandparallelen, sowie einem leichtfasslichen Worterbuch der heiligen Schrift. Dr. Martin Luther's Gebersetzung. Philadelphia: A. J. Holman & Co. 1884 12.75" x 10.5" x 4.25". Folio, beautifully bound in the original full leather binding which is heavily gilded and blind stamped. Illustrated throughout with many illustrations both in black and white but also several in full color. All edges gilt and with raised bands to the spine. Text in German. This bible was originally the property of Jacob & Hanna Bittner of Pennsylvania and the inscription is dated 1885. Their name is also stamped on the top board in gilt and a section of original family photographs is located in the rear. Some damage to bottom of spine, slight rubbing, some light foxing, else in very good condition. If you have any questions feel free to ask and don't forget to check out my other listings.
Bookseller: West Chester Books (dirkdensity) [West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States]
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