The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, etc. NY: American Bible Society, 1860. Scarce Civil War era pocket Holy Bible bound in haversack style wallet form, complete with flap and catch, in great shape with some minor external and internal wear.
Original textured leather covers and spine, with title in gilt on the spine, as shown, hinges intact; in great shape. Pages all present; lightly browned throughout with a few stains, intact. Presentation to Charles Noble from his mother, as shown, else unmarked. Style is similar to that which was carried by tens of thousands of Civil War soldiers---it is likely Mr.Noble may have been one of them! 5" x 3.5" x 1.5.
The item "1860 HOLY BIBLE Civil War AMERICAN Leather ANTIQUE Pocket SOLDIER Noble FAMILY" is in sale since Monday, December 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".The seller is "mantosilver" and is located in Spencerport, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.