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Martin Bartlett and Sultana Bartlett of Muscatine, Iowa Family Bible; The Comprehensive Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments According to the Authorized Version

Published by Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1855
Condition: Good Hardcover
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This is the family bible of Martin Bartlett 1831-1897, (son of Thomas and Hannah D. Bartlett of Virginia) and his wife Sultana Bartlett 1850-1939, (daughter of Dr. George W. Fulliam and Eliza J. Fulliam (nee Van Natta of Pa.) of Muscatine, Iowa. Sultana's father - Dr. George Fulliam - was of the early settlers of Muscatine, having arrived in 1847. There are a few marriage, birth and death records for the family. Included are entries for Martin Bartlett's first wife - Rebecca Orr, 1846-1870, daughter of Lindley and Mary Hoopes of Pa., and their daughter who died in infancy. Also some records for Martin and Sultana's 2 sons, Howard Martin Bartlett and Jerome Fulliam Bartlett, both of Muscatine. Also included are baptismal and marriage certificates. The bible is bound in dark red, full leather with gilt decorations on the covers and the spine. Some peeling to the front cover leather. The hinges are cracked but the covers are attached. Both the spine and the covers have generally good, unworn edges with one bumped corner. There is a color lithograph frontispiece and title page. The pages are clean, crisp and tightly bound with occasional foxing and with a few black & white engravings. There are a total of 1,677 pages including the introduction and apocrypha. The bible measures 9 inches by 11-3/8 inches and is 3-1/2 inches thick. A nine inch long tress of golden hair is in the book - may be Rebecca's or Sultana's. Bookseller Inventory # 11346

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Title: Martin Bartlett and Sultana Bartlett of ...

Publisher: Lippincott, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1855

Binding: Half-Leather

Book Condition:Good

Edition: Early Printing

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