Bible 1843 American beautiful rare leather gift binding deluxe gilt decorationsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Decorative Leather Binding, Holy Bible, American Publications, 19th Century Book, Old Books]
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The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments.
Published 1843, Hartford by William Andrus.
Beautiful period publishers decorative gilt full leather gift binding. Raised bands, gilt compartments and titles, gilt cover design, turn ins and all edges gilt. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Wonderful mid-19th century bible in exquisite gift binding. Binding remains tight and sound, interior contents display a pleasing, uniform age patina. A handsome volume that retains an exceptional shelf appearance, much nicer than typical for bindings of this era.
Book measures: 7 3/4" H X 5" W.