BEST! Antique 1838 Pre Civil War American Illustrated HOLY BIBLE Carter
For sale is a copy of RARE! Full leather cover antique PRE Civil War American HOLY BIBLE in excellent condition. It is printed in the year 1838 by a Philadelphia based publisher Haswell, Barringtom, & Haswell. It is a nice illustrated version with many full page engravings through out the volume. The front cover has a gilt imprinted owner's name for Timothy Carter. Inside also contains some ink pen written ownership history. The Bible is large in dimension, 10" by 7" for the cover size, about 3 thick. The front and back cover are both full leather and in good antique condition.
The side binding is tight and has no cracks and no losses on spine! Age related sign of rubbing is to be expected. All pages appear to be complete.
There are very little age related foxing, yellowing, staining commensurate with age. Please check all photos for detailed condition. All in all, this is a rare early American religious text in its best well-preserved state, ready to become a significant piece in your antique bible collection. Feel free to check out my other antique and collectible listings (many more antique Christian texts and prints of various old ages). 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.
- Binding: Leather
- Place of Publication: Philadelphia
- Language: English
- Special Attributes: 1st Edition, Collector's Edition, Illustrated, Large Print, Limited Edition
- Region: North America
- Publisher: Haswell, Barringtom, & Haswell
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Topic: Christianity, Bibles
- Subject: Religion & Spirituality
- Modified Item: No
- Year Printed: 1838
- Original/Facsimile: Original