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Lot 5110: THE HOLY BIBLE 1803 Antique Leather Binding Genealogical Records For Emlen Family Philadelphia Quakers Brewers Fold-Out Maps & Plates

National Book Auctions

August 4, 2013
Freeville, NY, US

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Title: The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments: Together with the Apocrypha: Translated Out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. By the Special Command of King James I. of England. With Marginal Notes and References. To Which Are Added, an Index; An Alphabetical Table of All the Names in the Old and New Testaments, with Their Significations; Tables of Scripture Weights, Measures, and Coins; John Brown's Concordance, &c. &c. &c
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Printed by John Adams and William Hancock for Mathew Carey
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1803
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 1080 pages plus 72 pages of concordance
Width: 9.5" Height: 11.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Very good complete copy of this antique Bible bound in full calf, joints professionally strengthened. 30 maps and plates, as listed. The frontispiece is a folding map showing the wanderings of the Children of Israel. Hills, "English Bible in America", #102. There are separate title pages for the Old Testament, the New Testament, & the Concordance. The New Testament title page reads "Third Phila. Edition." The printer's imprint at the end of the N. T. reads "T. S. Manning, Printer, No. 143 N. Third st., Phila." George Emlen's copy (1741-1812?), with his signature opposite the family records on the ownership page. (The Emlens were a prosperous Phila. Quaker family that became wealthy in the brewery business. A few of the records refer to the Fox family.) A much better copy than usually found of this early American Bible by a famous Philadelphia printer/publisher.

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