HOLY BIBLE: Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the Original Tongues and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised.

(New York: American Bible Society, 1896).

A very handsome American printing of the King James Bible by the American Bible Society. Founded in 1816 and still going strong today, the A.B.S. has always been one of the most important names in American Bible publishing and distribution. Since the time of the Civil War they have been especially involved with distribution to American military personnel. Item #23371

A very handsome American shelf Bible of the 19th century, still very usable and pleasing for the modern day. Royal octavo, publisher’s original full pebbled brown morocco, the boards framed in multi-lined rules in blind, the spine with raised bands ruled in blind and with gilt lettering in one compartment, silk ribbon marker, t.e.g. 1009, 315, (1). Beautifully preserved, internally fine and fresh and solid as could be, the binding firm and handsome with just a bit of very minor rubbing to the extremities.

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Price: $225.00