The Holy Bible; Containing the Old and New Testaments. Bible.
The Holy Bible; Containing the Old and New Testaments

The Holy Bible; Containing the Old and New Testaments

Philadelphia: Published by Benjamin Johnson, 1804. Later edition. Hardcover. 4 vol. 8vo. Unpaginated. Later smooth calf with the boards ruled in gilt, spines in six compartments, a maroon and a black morocco label lettered in gilt on each spine, spines with gold lettering and decorations in gilt; all edges decoratively stained yellow. Marbled endpapers and pastedowns. Translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations, diligently compared and revised. With a few leaves at the end of volume two for families to records births, deaths, and marriages. Not in Darlow and Moule. Not in Herbert. Shaw and Shoemaker 5850. Thomas Jefferson owned a copy of this edition, now held at the Library of Congress. An early American bible, beautifully bound. Very Good. Item #000010494

A small split to the front joint of volume four; leaves show a few small archival tape repairs, title pages with a contemporary name, the corner of the title page of volume two has a repair.

Price: $1,000.00

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