THE BIBLE IN MINIATURE, E. Newbery - 1780 [First State, Original Binding]


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The Bible in Miniature Or a Concise History of the Old and New Testaments

London:  E. Newbery, 1780  

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Original full calf binding with spine ruled in gilt and gilt decoration on cover edges.  
  • Boards show some wear, aging.  Corners are scuffed.  Please see photographs for details of condition.   
  • Spine is ruled in gilt and is bright, with signs of opening and bumped ends.  
  • Binding is secure.  
  • Endpapers are toned, have pencil notation at front.
  • 13 engraved plates, at pages 10, 25, 52, 58, 74, 93, 122, 127, 143, 151, 173, 218, 221, 247, (plate absent facing p.163).
  • Title-page is present, in first state with miniature spelled "minuiture". 
  • Second title-page after p.148: A Concise History of the New Testament. London, Printed for E.Newbery, Corner of St. Pauls Churchyard, 1780.
  • With the "Crowder & Hemsted, Printers, Warwick-Square" at rear.  
  • Interior is age-toned.  
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Text block edges have All Edges Gilt (dulled).  
  • PS2022.0713

256 pages. 1.25 x 1.75 inches.

The Newbery miniature Bible, in period full calf binding with gilt ruling on the spine and gilt ornamented cover edges.  Engraved title-page plus second title-page after p. 148 to mark start of the New Testament.  Thirteen of fourteen engraved plates (plate  facing p 163 missing).  With "Crowder & Hemsted, Printers, Warwick-Square" at close of page 256.

Title in first state with miniature spelled "minuiture". 

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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