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1859 Holy Bible Old and New Original Tongues Leather Gilt Beauty
American Bible Society, 1859. New York. Hardcover. HUGE Family Holy Bible American Bible Society NY King James. Holy Bible published following the conclusion of the American Civil War by the American Bible Society. This Bible was printed in two-column format and features King James English. The Holy Bible Translated Out of the Original Tongues and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, New York American Bible Study, Instituted in the Year MDCCCXVI. A very handsome American printing of the King James Bible by the American Bible Society. Founded in 1816 and still going strong today, the A.B.S. has always been one of the most important names in American Bible publishing and distribution. Since the time of the Civil War they have been especially involved with distribution to American military personnel. 1214 pages. Royal Octavo. 11" x 8". Bound in brown leather with decorative gilt stamping on front and back as well as spine. Gilt edged paper on all sides. Fully intact, incredible, square and straight no leaning, slightly loose. Also, incredibly clean bright interior with some minor toning around the margins. Little to no foxing except a few of the front pages. Wear to edges and spine seams and hubbs, spine still legible. Previous owners beautifully signed Emily P. Loring from her Guardian, on front end paper dated 1863. Photos are of the actual item being sold and they are to be considered part of the description. We consider all offers in relation to current market values and we try to respond almost immediately. Your purchase will be packed carefully a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: NORTH*STAR*COLLECTIBLES CO (north*star*collectiblesco.) [Newton Center, Massachusetts, United States]
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