Family HOLY BIBLE: with A Devotional & Practical Commentary (Two Vols.) ca. 1860
THE HOLY BIBLE: with A Devotional and Practical Commentary. The Rev. Robert Jamieson, with Illustrative Engravings on Steel, James S. Virtue, City Road, and Ivy Lane, London. (circa 1860).
Two volumes, Civil War era leather folio family Bible. Full leather with all edges gilt, five raised bands to spine, and gilt title, with marbled endpapers. About 14-1/2 x 11 with 730 pp. (vol. I) and 459 pp. plus one and 423 pp. plus PSALMS OF DAVID AND SCRIPTURE PARAPHRASES.
The outer binding on the heaviest volume (#2) is heavily shaken with the front and rear covers ALL BUT DETACHED and cracking along the spine leather with the joints heavily weakened. Some mild color fading to the covers with some wear marks. The first few pages of volume #1 with new archival tape. FAMILY RECORD from volume #1 has MARRIAGES with a few entries with dates of 1839, 1843, and the 14th of February, 1865 (near the end of the Civil War). Good minus to fair condition (volume one and two respectively). Rare two-volume Civil War Bible!
HEAVY VOLUMES, NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING! Both volumes weigh a total of about twenty-five pounds.