For sale is a copy of full leather cover antique American family HOLY BIBLE in excellent binding condition. The copy features original tolled leather cover with intricate designs and gilt page edges. It is printed in the year 1855 by the American Bible Society located in New York.There is no signature on the front and the family record pages are empty. A great unused copy waiting for its first owner's signature. The Copy is very chunky and heavy.
It measures 11" by 8" for the cover size, roughly 4 thick. The Bible is in great antique condition.
The front and back cover are both full leather and in good shape common age related sign of rubbing is present. The binding and leather cover is tight. Both hinges where covers meet the spine are in excellent condition. The leather is still supple and flexible. Such an excellent preservation state is rare to find for Bibles of this age.There are some foxing, yellowing, staining in this copy, but 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 American family 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). This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible".
The seller is "marblemill" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.