For sale is a copy of full leather cover personal copy of antique HOLY BIBLE in excellent binding condition. The copy features full leather cover and is illustrated by four full page steel plate engravings, two before the Old Testament and the other before the New Testament.It is printed in the year 1834 by a publisher named Allan Bell & Co. The book first belongs to Hector Maclean.
The front end paper contains several birth, death, marriage records of his family. He was married to Jane Whilton in Ontario.The Copy measures 6.5" by 4" for the cover size, roughly 2 thick. The bible is in great antique condition. The front and back cover are both full leather and in good shape. Other 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. Such an excellent preservation state is rare to find for Bibles of this age.
There are some foxing, yellowing, staining in this copy, but nothing serious. Please check all photos for detailed condition. All in all, this is a rare well preserved pre Civil War era 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.