For sale is a copy of full leather cover personal copy of antique pre Civil War era American HOLY BIBLE (New Testament and Psalms) in excellent binding condition. It is printed in the year 1850 by the American Bible Society in New York.
It was gifted to Anna Mary Elam Saltus by her loving father. The Copy measures 6.5 by 4 for the cover size, roughly 1 thick. The bible is in EXCELLENT antique condition.
The front and back covers are both full tooled leather with gilt decoration and in great shape. The leather covers are tight and have no visible cracks where the covers meet the spine. Such an excellent preservation state is rare to find for Bibles of this age. Age related signs of rubbing are present. All pages are complete and tight.
There is minimal foxing, yellowing, staining in this copy. Very clean and undamaged by water or dampness. Please check all photos for detailed condition. All in all, this is a rare well preserved pre Civil war era 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 1850 Pre Civil War Era American HOLY BIBLE Nice Leather Binding NY" is in sale since Monday, December 20, 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.