Handsome Gilt/Calf American Binding, Bible, Hartford, 1827
BIBLE. ENGLISH. 1827. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised.
Stereotyped by J. Howe.....Philadelphia. Hartford: Published by Silas Andrus. Sold also by the Booksellers Generally. 1827. 12mo in 6's. 11.7 x 16.1 x 4.5cm (binding); 10.5 x 17.3 x 4cm (page block). $225.00
Bound full acid stained calf with gilt spine, raised bands outlined in three gilt fillets and one dotted line, center of raised band with gilt dotted line, spine compartments with floral/vine design, covers outline in dotted line pattern with 1.2cm wide floral/vine design, leather starting to split top 2cm of front hinge, dark green endpapers, long tear along the inner margin of the leaf comprising pp319-320 repaired with thin archival paper, light to medium foxing. A very nice binding.
Early signature on front free endpaper of "Alfred Perkins, Warren Ohio." Also on same page in light pencil: "Dr. Heenny B. Pink, Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio."
Collation: A-Z6, 2A-2Z6, 3A-3E6. Pagination: (1) title, (1) contents, 2-499 Old Test., (1) table measures etc., (1) N.T. title, (1) dates of N.T.books, 503-655 New Test., 656-660 contents of Bible by chapter. Hills: English Bible in America
Title: The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised.
Illustrator: Hartford, CT
Categories: BIBLES, BINDINGS-FINE, BIBLES-AMERICAN, 19TH CENTURY BOOKS, BINDINGS-LEATHER,
Size: 12mo in 6's. 11.7 x 16.1 x 4.5cm (binding); 10.5
Weight: 2.00 Item
Book Number: 17920
Keywords: 19th Century Books, American Bibles, Leather Bindings, Fine Bindings, Bibles, American Bindings