(Miniature Book.) THE BIBLE IN MINIUTURE [sic],

No Title

or a Concise History of the Old & New Testaments.

Description: FIRST NEWBERY EDITION, issue without the printer's imprint at end, title uncorrected, but plates reworked (no apples in the Garden of Eden), with 2 engraved title-pages and 12 engraved plates, a bit of browning and spotting, a little thumbed, pp. 256, ?64mo, original calf, gilt rules on spine, 1 gathering a little proud, lower corners worn, good

Publication Details: E. Newbery, 1780

Notes: The first edition of the famous and long-lived Newbery editions, in fact a resetting of Harris's last edition (1778). The number of plates varies from copy to copy. There can be up to 14. It was available in calf, or in morocco.

Bibliography: (Roscoe 28; Spielman 17; ESTC T127856)

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Price: £700

Subject: Childrens

Published Date: 1780

Stock Number: 67232

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