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Title:
The English version of the polyglott Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments; with the marginal readings; together with a copious and original selection of references to parallel and illustrative passages exhibited in a manner hitherto unattempted.
Author:
Chevallier, Thomas, 1767-1824.
Uniform Title:
Bible. English. Authorized. 1856.
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : Lippincott, 1856.
Physical Description:
824 pages, 255 pages, 77 pages : color frontispieces, map ; 15 cm
General Note:
Preface signed: T.C.

Includes the psalms of David in metre.
Language:
English
Local Note:
First edition: 14.7 x 10 cm. The printer's imprint is absent. The volume is bound in brown velvet and brass edges over boards, with the word "Bible" in raised brass script on the spine, and with a working brass clasp at the middle of the outer edge with the name "Octavia" engraved in script. The bound endpapers are of purple velvet; the free endpapers are of white paper in a raised pattern of leaves. The flyleaves and text pages are of plain white rag paper; the front flyleaf bears the manuscript note, "Mother of Chas Werdruff"; all edges are gilt. The frontispiece is a hand-colored engraving protected by a full-page tissue sheet. The title page has the full title, publisher, piece of publication, and the date in Roman numerals. Facing the first text page is a foldout map of the journeys of the Apostle Paul.
Added Uniform Title:
Bible. Psalms. English. 1856.
Format :
Book

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