American Holy Bible 1801 Mathew Carey Antique Colonial Philadelphia Patriotic


American Holy Bible 1801 Mathew Carey Antique Colonial Philadelphia Patriotic

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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the Original Tongues... Philadelphia: Printed for Mathew Carey, 1801. Joseph Charless, Printer. NT dated 1802; also printed for Mathew Carey, this time by Robert Carr. Super rare early Matthew Carey Bible. Printed in 1801, this is his second Philadelphia 8vo edition. Scarce early American Holy Bible, lacking covers but the spine still bound in weathered leather, as shown with splitting, loss, etc. Rare Matthew Carey 8vo imprint. Pages mostly present, including both title pages, but lacking all after Ephesians VI in the NT. Pages toned and browned, some moderate staining and foxing, a few creases, chips and some edgewear from a few gatherings being pulled a bit; a few detachments and similar wear. Binding split in several places. Single inscription on the NT title, as shown, as well as faded signature at crown of the main title, else unmarked. Good luck! Measures 6.5" x 4.25" x 2.25".




William FRENCH 1774 - 1824