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The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: translated out of the Original Tongues: and With the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. And the Apocrypha: with Marginal References.
Philadelphia: Berriman and Co., 1796. First Edition. Leather . Very Good . Engravings. Lecturn-sized Folio (16 1/2" by 10 1/4"), calf over boards (rebacked with labels laid down), 10 full page engravings, 748-pages. 7 lbs. 13 oz. Considerably better than average copy of this large folio bible printed by Jacob R. Berriman for Berriman & Co.Lacks 8 plates including the frontispiece for the New Testament.Noteworthy & handsomely produced Bible: the First Edition of the scarce Berriman Bible printed in two columns with sidenotes including scriptural cross-references and a chronology. Noted for superior illustrations by contemporary American engravers, including Alexander Anderson, Cornelius Tiebout, and William Rollinson.Contemporary leather, skillfully rebacked and several pages professionally repaired by our experts, covers scuffed; spine with original gilt-stamped title label laid down. Scattered foxing; a few pages have their margins cut closely--presumably as originally bound.
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Last Found On: 2016-06-20           Check availability:      Biblio    

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