Apr 13, 2023 - Sale 2633

Sale 2633 - Lot 27

Price Realized: $ 875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
(BIBLE.) The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments (second New Jersey printing). [1118] pages. 8vo, contemporary calf, worn, rebacked; free endpapers renewed, toning, intermittent foxing, minor wear, minimal dampstaining, lacking final blank, newspaper clipping on the first prayer in Congress mounted on rear pastedown; two family register entries on verso of second title page. Trenton, NJ: Isaac Collins, 1793-1794

Additional Details

The second Bible published by Isaac Collins, and thus the second printed in New Jersey. Scarcer than the 1791 Collins quarto first edition per ESTC and Hills; none traced at auction since 1999. This copy was owned by the Jacques Denyse family of New York; his 1841 marriage and the 1842 birth of his son George are recorded. Evans 25171, 26666; Felcone, Printing in New Jersey 683; Hills 43.