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The Bible in Miniature, Or, A Concise History of the Old and New Testaments
London: E. Newbery, 1780.
First Newbery Editioin. Very finely bound miniature Bible (1 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches; 3/4 inches thick). Bound in fine red crushed morocco with elaborate gilt flourishes, vine and cornucopia motif with central green morocco onlay in with initials JHS (i.e. Christogram) etc. in gitl on both covers, spine with three gilt blocked repeating designs. Marbled endpapers. AEG. 256 numbered pages. With 14 superb full-page wood-engraved illustrations, and two title-pages. An impressive binding as miniature, and a scarce Newbery imprint indeed. Exceedingly well-preserved, near fine with the paper fresh and clean throughout.
Price: $2,250.00 Item #2327