Oct 24, 2019 - Sale 2521

Sale 2521 - Lot 26

Price Realized: $ 219
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Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments. 28 illustrations after C. B. Birch. 876 pages. 45x31 mm, original embossed leather with gilt-lettered spine and magnifying glass in rear cover pocket as issued; purchase inscription dated Edinburgh 1910 on front pastedown, New Jersey scholarship fund stamps on front free endpaper, contents otherwise clean; publisher's hinged plaid wooden case with printed label ("Smallest Bible in the World with Burns' Family Register in the Poet's Handwriting") mounted inside front cover. Glasgow: (University Press for) David Bryce & Son, [1896]

Additional Details

The smallest complete Bible printed until then. Bondy, page 108; Herbert 2065; Welsh 559.