An attractive miniature 1 3/8" x 2" leatherbound book that weighs only 10 grams! A biblical verse for every day of the year. First published around 1830, there were at least 39 printings in miniature in various bindings. (Louis W. Bondy, Miniature Books page 128). Bound in original full brown morocco leather, wallet-shaped with flap to close, all edges gilt, and with both front and rear original yellow endpapers. This is an original nearly 170 year old ANTIQUE and not a reproduction. CONDITION: Leather covers are a bit worn and rubbed but with no serious damage, endpapers soiled and age toned, o/w a decent Good to Very Good copy. #006489 Price: $75.00 (This is a small book and will cost LESS to ship. Please e-mail to confirm availability and correct postage before ordering.). Bookseller Inventory #
Publisher: The Religious Tract Society (London) [nd, circa late 1840's?] Stated Ninth Edition.
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Religious Tract Societyc, 1850. 12th edition. 50 x 34mm miniature,in original plain leather binding with tuck in flap,aeg. Surface of front pastedown damaged by removal of a bookplate no doubt. Wraps reasonably bright with light general rubbing. A firm copy with contents in quite nice condition. VG. Bookseller Inventory # 11204
Book Description London Religious Text Society circa, 1840. FOURTEENTH EDITION inscribed 1842, miniature book approximately 50 x 30 mm, 2 x 1¼ inches, dark brown cloth cut flush, gilt title to upper cover, pale yellow endpapers, (128) pages. Daily Bible texts for the year. Printed by Charles Whittingham of the Chiswick Press. Minute chip to head and tail of spine, 2 pale names on front endpaper, the earliest dated 1842. Contents very nice. A very good copy. First published circa 1830, a very popular item which was reprinted many times. Welsh, Bibliography of Miniature Books, Nos 2312-2315. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. Bookseller Inventory # 16828
Book Description Religious Tract Society. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 4th Edition. Fourth edition. 1 3/4" x 1/ 1/4". Full contemporary black leather. Gilt name "C. Moffett" on front cover. A very good copy (text shows signs of use, but is solid). Superior to the two copies currently listed of later editions. Printed by Charles Whittingham, Chiswick. Bookseller Inventory # 309060