(Miniature Book.) THE BIBLE IN MINIATURE

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or a Concise History of the Old & New Testaments.

Description: with engraved general title, engraved title to the NT, and 14 engraved plates, patch near the gutter on p. 148 with the printed surface adhering to the engraved title-page opposite, pp. 255, 16mo, original green morocco gilt, central red only gilt with the sacred Monogram on both covers, spine faded

Publication Details: W. Harris, 1774

Notes: This is a re-issue of Harris's first printing of 1771 (the version in 16s; all editions come either in 16s or 8) with a few alterations. This is the second miniature Bible to appear in England (see Bondy p. 33). Harris's editions - there were 2 more in 1775 and 1778 - are quite rare: of this edition there are 6 copies in ESTC, BL (bis), Bodley, Lilly, Providence, and British Columbia. The Houghton copy (in 8s) made £90 in 1979.

Bibliography: (Roscoe 28; ESTC T124937)

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Price: £950

Subject: Childrens

Published Date: 1774

Stock Number: 67233

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