The Holy Bible [Boston line letter]


Accession Number: 2015.9.5

Subtitle: containing the Old and New Testaments, translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. Vol. V.

Summary/Description: Brown clothbound boards embossed with a floral pattern, with black leather corners and spine; five horizontal ribs embossed on spine; no spacers between signatures; single-sided embossing with pages glued together back to back;embossed on spine: "old testament, vol. 5" in Boston line letter. Contents: Psalms 58 through Jeremiah 26.

History/Provenance: Embossed in 1846 by the American Bible Society in New York, using original stereo plates from the Perkins Institution in Boston. This copy ended up at the Ireland Memorial Library in St. Paul, MN.

Credit Line: Gift of the Archbishop Ireland Memorial Library, 2015.9

Publisher: American Bible Society

Publisher Place: New York, NY

Publish Date: 1846

Subjects: Bible Bibles for the blind Old Testament

Physical Description: 1 volume (254 pages) of raised type; 15.125 x 13 x 4.25 in.