KJV HOLY BIBLE, c.1895, BLACK LEATHER, GILDED
THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS. KING JAMES VERSION. TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL TONGUES: AND WITH THE FORMER TRANSLATIONS DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED. BY HIS MAJESTY'S SPECIAL COMMAND. APPOINTED TO BE READ IN CHURCHES.
PUBLISHED: OXFORD ENGLAND, PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, FOR THE SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE. Sold At The Society's Depository, Northumberland Avenue, Charing Cross, London.
PRIZE BOOK!!!!! "PRESENTED BY THE COMMITTEE Of The BIRMINGHAM * BLUE * COAT SCHOOL
TO GEORGE E. KINGSNORTH ON LEAVING THE INSTITUTION 16th JULY 1895"
Double columns of text in the center of each page, with references on either side, and a lined border surrounding each column!
BINDING:Bound in full black, pebbled, leather binding. Blind tooled to form a border of triple ruled lines on both front and back boards. Raised bands on spine, which forms 5 compartments. With gold lettering: "HOLY BIBLE" in the second compartment. ALL EDGES GILDED!!
CONDITION: NEAR FINE CONDITION!!!!! Spine is tight and secure, with no weakness to the hinges! No rubbing to edges! No loss of leather, anywhere! Pages are white, without so much as a fingerprint! There are a few very faint, small areas with some light discoloration. But 99.9% of the pages are Perfect! (see pictures) Front covers of book, and spine are Perfect! The back cover has a few rub marks, that are difficult to see. You can only see it when you turn the book a certain way. They are NOT scratches! (see picture #2)
This Bible Was Obviously Well Loved And Well Cared For!
For a Bible over 117 years old, It Is In Remarkable Condition!!!!!!
The Perfect Size To Take With You Everywhere! Fits Perfectly in Your Hand!!