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Wed, Aug 18, 2021 09:00AM EDT
Lot 506

Group of Bibles and Prayer Books

Estimate: $80 - $120

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Group of Bibles and Prayer Books, to include The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, printed by Mark Baskett, London, 1766, 8 1/2" x 10"; The Historical Part of the Holy Bible, or the Old and New Testaments, 1787, 8 3/4" x 11"; The Holy Bible... Together with the Apocrypha, published by Leavitt and Allen, 10 1/2" x 12 1/2"; The Principles of the Christian Faith, volume one of two, printed for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour, 1755, 4 1/2" x 6 3/4"; The Family Prayer Book, published by Alexander V. Blake, 1841, 7 1/4" x 10 1/2"; and The Book of Common Prayer, published by D. Appleton & Co., 1845, 5" x 8".

Baskett Bible: Missing back cover, front cover loose, spine with loss, binding tight, foxing throughout. Historical: Missing front cover, missing beginning pages, starts at Genesis 16, spine split, back cover taped on, starts at Genesis 16. Leavitt: Front cover detached, spine with wear, pages clean, both clasps intact. Blake: Wear to boards and spine, binding tight, pages fairly clean. Appleton: Front cover loose, wear to boards and spine, pages fairly clean

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