The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; with the marginal readings; and illustrated... The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; with the marginal readings; and illustrated...

The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; with the marginal readings; and illustrated by marginal references, both parallel and explanatory, and a copious selection, carefully chosen, and newly arranged.

Bible. N.T. English. Authorized. 1841.

Published by John C. Riker, New York, 1841
From SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

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A small, hand-size English New Testament based on that of the Polyglott Bible. Riker printed several variations on this edition from 1831 onwards; in this case, the added engraved title-page still gives the publication date as 1831, but the main title shows 1841. The text is printed in double columns with a central column of references, and => illustrated with a frontispiece, an additional engraved title-page, wood-engraved headpieces, and four steel-engraved plates, the latter done by Illman and Pilbrow after various artists. Provenance: Tipped-in leaf with inked inscription: "Hannah M. Williams / Presented by directive from her grandmother Williams when on her death bed with this injunction to be read with careful attention"; in pencil below is "A precious legacy." Williams (or a contemporary) apparently took the directive seriously; there are several instances of pencilled bracketing, marks of emphasis, and marginalia in the "precious legacy" hand. Binding: Contemporary diced-grain red sheep, covers framed in gilt roll surrounding gilt-stamped acanthus and acorn design, spine with gilt-stamped title ("Polyglott Testament") and decorative motifs, board edges with gilt roll. All edges gilt. 16mo (11 cm, 4.4"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., [2], 350 pp.; 4 plts. See Hills, English Bible in America, 768 for 1831 ed.; 1841 not listed. Bound as above, rubbed at joints and extremities with front hinge (inside) cracked yet sound. Front pastedown and free endpaper with pencilled inscriptions dated 1853; inscription leaf as above; one front fly-leaf with pencilled annotations (and with hole in lower center). Additional annotations as above; one plate with "My Saviour" pencilled in lower margin. Intermittent mild foxing and a bit of other staining; a few corners bumped. Worn, yes ? still luminous in its own way, and an interesting example of two early 19th-century women's engagement with the Bible. Bookseller Inventory # 35204

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Title: The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour ...

Publisher: John C. Riker, New York

Publication Date: 1841

Binding: Hardcover

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