BILLINGS FAMILY BIBLE, by William W. Harding - 1871

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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.
  • AJ20190828

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


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