The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, etc. Philadelphia: The Bible Association of Friends in America, 1864. Scarce Civil War era Quaker Bible, printed by the Bible Association of Friends at Philadelphia, and with important family associations with the Beaver/ Shiveley family of Union County, PA. Owned by Rev John L. Beaver and passed to his son Rev Isaiah, it contains handwritten family history and pencil notations from the 1820s through the 1940s, as shown.Bible bound in deep burgundy crosshatched stamped leather, with spine. Rule and a gilt title, as shown with decorative endpapers and pastedowns. Pages in decent shape with some instances staining and foxing throughout, the first and last few pages a little loose with some contemporary hand stitching to retaining binding within- a nice touch to a well loved tome.
Measures roughly 9 x 7 x 3.25 inches. Complete; includes Concordance at the rear with a separate title, as shown. 20 Jan 1901 (aged 77).Buffalo Church of the Brethren Cemetery. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "mantosilver" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.