For sale is a copy of full leather cover personal copy of antique American HOLY BIBLE in rare wallet binding style. The copy features full leather cover and gilt page edges. There are two full page copper plate engravings at the beginning of the book.
It was printed in the year of 1854 by a publisher named Blake and Carter located in Portland Maine. The Copy measures 4.5" by 3" for the cover size, roughly 2 thick. The bible is in great antique condition. The front and back cover are in excellent shape common age related sign of rubbing is present. The binding and leather cover is tight.
All 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 era 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.