For sale is a copy of full leather cover pocket size antique American HOLY BIBLE (New Testament only) in excellent binding condition. It was printed in the year 1843 by the American Bible Society in New York. The Copy measures 4.5 by 3 for the cover. The bible is in amazingly well preserved condition. The front, back cover and spines have no tears, losses, or cracks common age related sign of rubbing is present.
The binding and leather cover is tight and has not even slightest separation or fragility where the covers meet the spine (see photos). The leather is supple and flexible. Such an excellent preservation state is rare to find for old bibles of this age. There are very little foxing, yellowing, staining in this copy.
It is relatively clean and undamaged by water or dampness. Please check all photos for detailed condition. All in all, this is a rare well preserved pre-Civil war era American religious text ready to be added to your antique bible collection. Feel free to check out my other antique and collectible listings (many more antique Christian texts and prints).
The item "Antique 1843 Pre-Civil War Era HOLY BIBLE Excellent Leather Binding New York" is in sale since Sunday, November 7, 2021. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "marblemill" and is located in Townshend, Vermont. This item can be shipped to United States.