BILLINGS FAMILY BIBLE, by William W. Harding - 1871
Billings Family Bible: The Holy Bible, Old and New Testaments, translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised; together with marginal references. Apocrypha, Concordance and Psalms.
by William W Harding
Harding's Royal Edition. Philadelphia, PA: William W. Harding, 1871
Leather bound hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.
- Leather bound blind-tooled cover from the 1800's features The Holy Bible written in gilt with a beautiful filigree design.
- Book features original gold metal locking clasp with a filigree design.
- Boards show some shelfwear, edgewear, dirt and minor scuffing. (See Photos).
- Corners are bumped and have scuffing to the leather. (See Photos).
- Spine has five raised bands with Holy Bible in gilt text, as well as blind-tooled designs. There is scuffing along the top and bottom edges.
- Binding is strong and secure.
- Endpapers and feps have notable foxing and staining. (See Photos).
- Frontispiece is present and foxed with intact tissue guard. (See Photos).
- Illustrations are clear and are age toned, with scattered foxing and marginal age-toning. Each illustration has lightly foxed tissue guards, several tissue guards exhibit some creasing. (See Photos).
- Interior is gently age-toned and exhibits minimal signs of age and wear There is scattered moderate foxing throughout the book.
- Inside pages have some marks in light pencil and well as a hand written marriage statement of William Billings and Sallie Firman of Carversville, PA. (See Photos).
- Text block edges have All Edges Gilt (AEG) with markings where the gilt is rubbing off. (See Photos).
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
1050 pages. 10 x 11 inches.
The Holy Bible, Old and New Testaments, translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised; together with marginal references. Apocrypha, Concordance and Psalms. Book features a page with hand written marriage statement of William Billings and Sallie Firman of Carversville, PA.
EDITION POINTS: Harding's Royal Edition
AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.
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