BEST! Antique 1844 Pre Civil War American HOLY BIBLE Philadelphia Storms
For sale is a copy of RARE! Full leather cover antique PRE Civil War American HOLY BIBLE in EXCELLENT antique condition. It is printed in the year 1844 by a Philadelphia based publisher named Lindsey & Blakiston. There are two full page steel plate engraving, one before the Old Testament, the other before the NT. The front cover contains gilt imprinted owner's name W. The Bible measures 8" by 5" for the cover size, about 1.5 thick. The front and back cover are both full leather with decorative gilt designs and in good antique condition. The side binding is tight. Both hinges has no cracks or no losses! Excellent condition for Bibles of this old age. 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 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: Lindsey & Blakiston
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Topic: Christianity, Bibles
- Subject: Religion & Spirituality
- Modified Item: No
- Year Printed: 1844
- Original/Facsimile: Original