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Author Name    BIBLE. ENGLISH. 1850. N.T.

Title   New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated out

Binding   Bound full leather

Book Condition   Bound full leather but with a number of spots where the black surface finish has chipped off, two fillet lines in blind around edges of covers and the same dividing the spine into 5 compartments, lacking most of title lettering on spine, starting to wear through leather at two corner of the front cover, gilt page edges, endpapers soiled & stained, light to medium foxing, damp stain starting at p175 in bottom margin and extending 1.3cm into text by the last page. Text set in double columns. Four separate plates with woodcuts signed "A.A." although to quote Hills: "they do not seem to be up to Anderson's usual standard." Woodcuts face the title and pp.16, 128, &145.

Type   book

Size   6.2 x 9.3cm.

Highlights    circa 1840's

Location Published   Northampton [MA]: Published by J.H. Butler.

Book Number   17145

BIBLE. ENGLISH. 1850. 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. Northampton: Published by J.H. Butler. [No date, circa, 1840's] 6.2 x 9.3cm.

Bound full leather but with a number of spots where the black surface finish has chipped off, two fillet lines in blind around edges of covers and the same dividing the spine into 5 compartments, lacking most of title lettering on spine, starting to wear through leather at two corner of the front cover, gilt page edges, endpapers soiled & stained, light to medium foxing, damp stain starting at p175 in bottom margin and extending 1.3cm into text by the last page. Text set in double columns. Four separate plates with woodcuts signed "A.A." although to quote Hills: "they do not seem to be up to Anderson's usual standard." Woodcuts face the title and pp.16, 128, &145. Collation: books, 3-384pp.

Hills: The English Bible in America #1449. They list the date as "1850?" but the other items by J.H. Butler in Northampton listed in Hills were published in the 1830's & 1840's. A nice little, almost miniature New Testament--the book block measures 8.9cm or 3 inches.

Bibles-New Testaments, Bibles--English Language, Bibles--American, Leather Bindings, 19th Century Books

Price = 95.00 USD



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