Antique Holy Bible Book - Pocket Bible - 1850 -Leather covers -The title page says, "The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, translated out of the Original Tongues; and with the former translations diligently compared and revised" -Published in 1850 by American Bible Society in New York. Due to this Bible's publishing date and small size, this book may have been carried by a soldier during the American Civil War. The edges of the pages are gilt in gold color.
There is a green piece of felt included in the back of the book -The back cover has a flap which extends over the sides of the pages, and tucks into a leather strap on the front cover to close the book and protect it - The flap is intact, as well as the leather strap on the front cover. 4 1/2" Tall x 3" Wide x 1 3/4 Thick Used.
A few tiny margin tears -Some light discoloration spots/browning/foxing on the pages from age. Overall great condition for the year. The item "Holy Bible Pocket Antique Book 1850 American Bible Society NY Civil War Era RARE" is in sale since Saturday, August 11, 2018. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
The seller is "121timelessantiques" and is located in Mechanic Falls, Maine. This item can be shipped to United States.