Antique bible once belonging to a Civil War Soldier identified as Charles Leonard Clark of the 64th NY Infantry, I Company. It appears that his son added some notes to the book later on.
The book notes that it was given as a gift from the Chaplin of the 64th in 1861. 1, 1861 for 3 yrs at Allegany N.
Private Co I 64th Inf. He had been a farmer. Good, medium wear and discolorations, one page has been added with notes and glue to the front of the book. As New: The book is in the same immaculate condition as when it was published.
This could be the description for a book that has been lost in a warehouse for years, never shelved, thumbed or even opened yet may still be some years old. Fine (F or FN): A Fine book approaches the condition of As New, but without being crisp. The book may have been opened and read, but there are no defects to the book, jacket or pages. Very Good (VG): Describes a book that shows some small signs of wear - but no tears - on either binding or paper. Good (G): Describes the average used worn book that has all pages or leaves present.
Fair: Worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc. Binding, jacket (if any), etc.
Poor: Describes a book that is sufficiently worn. Any missing maps or plates should still be noted.This copy may be soiled, scuffed, stained or spotted and may have loose joints, hinges, pages, etc. Binding Copy : describes a book in which the pages or leaves are perfect but the binding is very bad, loose, off, or nonexistent. Reading Copy : A copy usually in poor to fair condition that includes all text presented in a legible fashion. The copy is fine to read but nothing more. I guarantee my items 100%. Check out my other listings. The item "Civil War Soldier Bible, 64th Regiment NY Infantry ID'D Clark Battle Gettysburg" is in sale since Saturday, August 25, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Books". The seller is "fvonderhey" and is located in PA . This item can be shipped worldwide.