New Testament Christian Bible 1867 decorative leather book bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Published 1867, New York by the American Bible Union.
488 pages. Text in English.
Beautiful period full tree calf leather binding, raised bands, floral gilt compartment decorations, gilt title lettering, gilt ruled covers, marbled end papers, all edges and turn ins gilt patterned. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, tiny nick at top center of front board which is easy to forgive visually. Interior contents clean, they display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
Beautiful period binding, this book would make a fine gift.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws such as small spots or small stains easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9" H x 6" W.