Holy Bible - A nearly perfect 1855 printing in an elaborate binding

Published by Lippincott, Grambo & Co, 1855
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Holy Bible - A nearly perfect 1855 printing in an elaborate binding. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co, 1855. 1460, 24pp. Indexed. Illustrated. 4to. Deeply embossed brown leather. Book condition: Near fine in a sturdy leather-covered wooden box that is very worn. The Bible is in stunning condition with nearly no external signs of wear. Endsheets and front matter have light spotting. The section for births, baptisms, weddings and deaths, located between the Old and New Testaments, is thickly filled and nearly detached. There is a small split in the text block at one spot within the index. Three salmon colored silk bookmarks, which are sewn-in, are discolored, fragile, and tattered. The box is well rubbed with many losses from its leather covering. This Dark chocalote brown Bible has deeply embossed boards in geometric patterns with broad brass pieces at corners and brass clasp, engraved with contemporary owners' names. The backstrip has raised bands and the whole is decorated with rules and dingbats. Board edges are ruled as are dentelles. Silver-rose pastedowns with floral patterns in mint and ruby. Free endsheets are light orange with floral designs in gilt and navy. All edges are gilt gauffred in an arabesque pattern. A beautiful and amazingly well preserved copy. Illustrated with tissue-guarded black & white engravings. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Holy Bible - A nearly perfect 1855 printing ...
Publisher: Lippincott, Grambo & Co
Publication Date: 1855
Book Condition: Fine

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