For sale is a copy of full leather cover personal copy of antique American HOLY BIBLE in good binding condition. The copy features tolled leather cover and gilt page edges. It is printed in the year 1856 by the American Bible Society located in New York. Based on the front page signature, the book belonged to Chas L.
Stowe and was gifted by his father and aunt. The Copy measures 5.5" by 3.5" for the cover size, roughly 2 thick. The bible is in great antique condition.
The front and back cover are both full leather and in good shape common age related sign of rubbing is present. The binding and leather cover is tight. Both hinges where covers meet the spine are in excellent condition.The leather is still supple and flexible. Such an excellent preservation state is rare to find for Bibles of this age. There are some foxing, yellowing, staining in this copy. Please check all photos for detailed condition.
All in all, this is a rare well preserved American pre Civil War 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).
This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "marblemill" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.