Sep 30, 2021 - Sale 2580

Sale 2580 - Lot 60

Price Realized: $ 875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(BIBLE IN MINIATURE.) Group of 4 thumb Bibles--one of them unrecorded. Each 2 inches in height or smaller; various bindings and conditions. Various places, 1811-36

Additional Details

"Bible History." Text illustrations. [1], 254 pages. 1 3/4 x 1 inches, modern morocco; minor wear and toning to contents. New York: S. Wood, 1811. Rosenbach 433; Welch 856.1.

"History of the Bible." Text illustrations. 256 pages. 2 x 1 1/4 inches, contemporary calf; 3rd leaf defective, otherwise minor wear; early owner's signature to flyleaf. No other copies traced with this imprint, although very similar to Adomeit A59 with a "Sandy Hill: Hart & Hare, & J. Wright, 1825" imprint, including the same pagination irregularities. Sandy Hill, NY: James Wright, 1825.

"History of the Bible." Text illustrations. 192 pages. 2 x 1 1/2 inches, contemporary calf, front board detached, rear joint restitched; minor wear to contents; early owner's inscription on front free endpaper. New London, CT: Published by W. & J. Bolles, 1831.

"History of the Bible." Text illustrations. 192 pages. 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 inches; contemporary calf, worn, lacking backstrip, boards detached, early wallpaper wrappers rejointed with waste paper; minimal wear to contents; edges tinted yellow. Cooperstown: H. & E. Phinney, 1836.

Adomeit A17, A59 (similar), A71, A89.