The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Translated out of the Original Greek; and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised.

By: BIBLE. ENGLISH. 1857. N.T.

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BIBLE. ENGLISH. 1857. N.T. The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Translated out of the Original Greek; and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. New York, American Bible Society, Instituted in the Year 1816. 1857 [Agate, 32mo.] 7.5 x 11.2cm.

Bound full black morocco leather with fold-over flap and tongue which slides under leather loop, name in gilt on flap: "W.T. Alston," "Testament" on spine, leather heavily rubbed and scuffed, spine ends chipped, 1.5cm tear into flap fold, edges of tuck-under tongue fraying and chipped, small circular hole in leather of front cover, gilt page edges, pages tanning, light scattered foxing--endpapers heavier foxing, modern bookplate of M.S. Carothers on front paste-down endpaper.

Pagination: (1) title, (1) order of books, 3-353 text, 354-356 contents.

Stated "260th Edition" on verso of title. A reprint of Hills: The English Bible in America #1482 (an 11th edition of 1851). In spite of some cover wear, still a charming small pre-Civil War American New Testament with folding flap and loop.

Title: The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Translated out of the Original Greek; and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised.

Author Name: BIBLE. ENGLISH. 1857. N.T.

Illustrator: New York, American Bible Society

Categories: BIBLES-AMERICAN, 19TH CENTURY BOOKS, BINDINGS-LEATHER, BIBLES-ENGLISH LANGUAGE,

Publisher: 1857

Binding: Bound full black morocco leather

Book Condition: with fold-over flap and tongue which slides under leather loop, name in gilt on flap: "W.T. Alston," "Testament" on spine, leather heavily rubbed and scuffed, spine ends chipped, 1.5cm tear into flap fold, edges of tuck-under tongue fraying and chipped, small circular hole in leather of front cover, gilt page edges, pages tanning, light scattered foxing--endpapers heavier foxing, modern bookplate of M.S. Carothers on front paste-down endpaper.

Type: book

Size: Agate, 32mo. 7.5 x 11.2cm.

Book Number: 16549

Keywords: 19th Century Books, Bibles--American, Bibles--English Language, Bibles--New Testament, Leather Bindings