THE NEW TESTAMENT OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST. NEW YORK: AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY, 1848. Scarce pre Civil War Era imprinted pocket style Civil War era King James version New Testament in the classic'haversack' style, as shown, with gilt page edges. Original maroon leather with wallet style slip and catch, in great external shape, lightly rubbed at the edges and extremities with a small but of loss at the foot of the spine, as well as a small tear next to the tab, otherwise great.Pages lightly toned, foxed and browned here and there in varying degrees, bound well. And in rear in the 1840s-50s by a Samuel Halstead and his sister Vesti Jane of Harrisontown, Wayne Co. Indiana, as shown, else unmarked. Samuel served in the 140th Indiana Infantry, Co.
K, in 1864; there is a good chance this Bible was carried through that very time! Measures 4.5" x 3".
Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana. 4 Jul 1907 (aged 63).Losantville, Randolph County, Indiana, USA. The item "1848 HOLY BIBLE Leather POCKET American ANTIQUE Halstead CIVIL WAR 104th IN Co K" is in sale since Monday, July 12, 2021. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "mantosilver" and is located in Spencerport, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.