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Bible in Miniature c.1808  

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The Bible in Miniature or a Concise History of the Old and New Testaments



J. Harris, late Newbery



254, [2] pp. 13 wood engravings (this copy does not have engraved title pages). 45x30 mm, original gilt-tooled red morocco, gilt back, all edges gilt, central black morocco onlay on both covers with gilt holy cypher "JHS", marbled endpapers.

Later printing (front flyleaf bears an ownership signature dated 1808) of the famed Newbery Bible in miniature. With "Darton & Harvey, Printers, Gracechurch Street, London." at rear.

Lot Amendments
This is a later printing, circa 1808, rather than the 1780 edition that was originally stated.

Light soiling and rubbing to covers; very good or better.

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