Gospel According to St. Mark [line letter]


Accession Number: 1991.33

Summary/Description: The first raised letter book embossed in the United States, by Jacob Snider at the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind in Philadelphia. Embossed single sided and glued up back to back; signatures oversewn 1/4" from edges; spine lined with linen strip and brown paper; cardboard covers wrapped with marbled paper with leather corners and spine.

Collection: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1991.33

Publisher: Jacob Snider [printer]

Publisher Place: Philadelphia, PA

Publish Date: 1833

Subjects: Bibles for the blind Bible Gospels New Testament

Physical Description: 11.125 x 9 x 2.25 in.