Polyglott Bible Old & New Testaments 1836 gorgeous full gilt leather book bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The English Version of the Polyglott Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments; With the Marginal Readings.
Published 1836, Concord, New Hampshire by Roby, Kimball, and Merrill.
587, 190 pages. Text in English. Four engraved plates (two frontises & two half-titles).
Period full leather binding, raised and gilt bands, title in gilt, covers surrounded by decorative gilt running patterns echoed by a embossed pattern in blind. All edges gilt. Beautiful marbled end papers. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Binding remains clean, bright, tight and sound. Interior contents largely free of spotting or foxing.
An exceptionally appealing and well preserved antiquarian survival with a handsome shelf appearance.
Book measures: 6" H X 3 3/4" W.