A Loan Collection of Decorative Bindings, Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Other Bibliographical Specimens from the Libraries of Philadelphia (Classic Reprint)

A Loan Collection of Decorative Bindings, Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Other Bibliographical Specimens from the Libraries of Philadelphia (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A Loan Collection of Decorative Bindings, Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Other Bibliographical Specimens From the Libraries of Philadelphia This is a copy of the first edition of the Saur Bible. It is very rare to find a complete copy, and this lacks 50 pages at the beginning. It was rebound, for presentation, by Christopher E. Sower, and has been annotated in the margins by some previous owner. It follows Luther's translation, and was limited to 1200 copies Of 1284 pages. It was three years in press, and was the first Bible published in this country, except Eliot's Indian Bible. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • annotated edition
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243075219
  • 9780243075218