The front and back cover are both full leather with golden gild decoration. Also gilded on all three sides for the interior pages. The covers are in good integrity common age related sign of rubbing on the edge is present.The binding is tight and only the front leather cover has slight separation at the bottom 2 where the cover meet the spine. All pages appear to be complete.
There are some age related foxing, yellowing, staining commensurate with age, but relatively clean and undamaged by water or dampness. There are no loose pages. Please check all photos for detailed condition.
All in all, this is a rare well preserved mid 19th Century American religious text ready to be added to your antique bible collection. Feel free to check out my other antique and collectible listings (many more antique Christian texts and prints). The item "Antique 1846 Pre Civil War American HOLY BIBLE Leather Binding Hartford CT" is in sale since Saturday, October 30, 2021. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible".The seller is "marblemill" and is located in Townshend, Vermont. This item can be shipped to United States.