Holy Bible King James 1853 ornate beautiful full leather gilt ornamented lovelyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Holy Bible, Containing the New and Old Testaments, Translated Out of the Original Tongues; and with the Former Diligently Compared and Revised.
Published 1853, New York, by the American Bible Society.
King James translation of the Old and New Testaments, printed by the American Bible Society.
A fine example of a mid-19th century bible in a most pleasing and deluxe publishers red morocco richly decorated binding.
Binding is richly decorated, almost certainly in the most expensive binding offered by the group. Red morocco, spine compartments intricately patterned, covers with extensive scroll and floral ornamentation, board edges and turn-ins gilt patterned, all edges gilt.
Book measures: 7 7/8" H X 5 1/4" W.