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ANTIQUE 1856 MINIATURE HOLY BIBLE from ORIGINAL GREEK

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ANTIQUE 1856 MINIATURE HOLY BIBLE from ORIGINAL GREEK ANTIQUE 1856 MINIATURE HOLY BIBLE from ORIGINAL GREEK ANTIQUE 1856 MINIATURE HOLY BIBLE from ORIGINAL GREEK


This antique 1856 miniature Holy Bible is : ' The New Testament of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Translated Out of The Original Greek.' It was published by: ' New York : American Bible Society, Instituted in the Year 1816 '.......Dated ' 1856 ' There is a pledge card attached to inside front cover, which is also dated Boston..1856, with the original owner's name signed as : ' Hannah E. Lewis.' Hannah took the pledge 'That I Will Not Taste of anything that can INTOXICATE, excepting when prescribed by a physician, from this time to the close of life'...It further states in part : 'no drunkard shall inherit the kingdom of God...........Presented for the Marine T.A. Society by Phineas Stowe, First Baptist Mariner's Church. Residence 8 Baldwin Place, Boston....P. Stowe, Pres...J. Freeman, Jr., Sec.' This little Holy Book measures 3' x 4 3/4' and has 306 pages. It is in very good condition, with all pages tightly bound to spine and having no creases, soiling or tears. The pages are off-white in color, with no browning.  The only pages affected by foxing/age spot discoloration are the front and back flyleaf pages & pastedowns. Hinges have no separation and the embossed fabric coverboards look remarkable, with no wear/tear except for a little white chip at edge of back cover. Very nice antique book.


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