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The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: together with the Apocrypha . Embellished with Ten Maps and Forty Historical Engravings
Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, No. 122 Market-Street, 1811. [4], 1080, 72pp. Complete with 50 illustrations, plate at p. 916 is detached and tattered at edges and plate at 932 is detached and with considerably trimmed. Early entries on the family register by the Mingle family. Sectional titles for the OT and NT (1811), Apocrypha and Brown's Brief Concordance, as issued. 4to. Contemporary calf. Worn, upper cover nearly detached. Foxing. Early inked stamp of P.A. Johnson, Bookseller & Stationer, Morristown, N.J. on front pastedown and with ownership inscription on ffep: "Henry Mingle's Bible bought of Peter A. Johnson in Morristown October 28, 1812.. [4], 1080, 72pp. Complete with 50 illustrations, plate at p. 916 is detached and tattered at edges and plate at 932 is detached and with considerably trimmed. Early entries on the family register by the Mingle family. Sectional titles for the OT and NT (1811), Apocrypha and Brown's Brief Concordance, as issued. 4to. In 1804, Carey first published a new edition of the quarto Bible from standing type, and including the Apocrypha. A consummate promoter and bookseller, Carey re-issued the Bible on a variety of paper stocks and with various numbers of engraved maps and plates over the next decade. An 1809 advertisement listed 34 variations of his "Family Bible" (priced between $3.50 and $12), however none of those listed include more than 30 engraved maps and plates, suggesting this issue with 50 engraved maps and plates and including the Old Testament, New Testament, Psalms, Apocrypha and Brown's Concordance to be among the most … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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