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Religious and Fiction Books Including Holy Bible, c. 1870s

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A collection of religious books and books of fiction. This collection features four books including a leather bound Holy Bible presented in an embossed cover with gilt ornamentation to the spine. Also included is one volume of Waverley Novels: The Fortunes of Nigel by Sir Walter Scott (Samuel H. Parker, 1834, Boston), volume II of The Adventures of Telemachus: Son of Ulysses by John Hawkesworth (Lydia R. Bailey, 1815, Philadelphia), and The Religious Souvenir edited by G. T. Beldell (Key & Biddle, Philadelphia, 1835).

Title and Author/Editor Holy Bible, The Fortunes of Nigel Volume I (Sir Walter Scott), The Religious Souvenir (ed. G. T. Bedell), The Adventures of Telemachus, Son of Ulysses Volume II (John Hawkesworth)
Binding Leather
Publisher or Printer Charles H. Yost, Samuel H. Parker
Publication Year c. 1870s, 1834, 1835, 1815
Place of Publication Philadelphia, Boston
Religion or Sect Catholicism
Number of Books 4


- red rot and peeling; page discoloration, foxing, and some water damage. bowing and edge wear; bumped and cocked spines; significant damage to the Holy Bible, including broken hinges, loose pages, significant red rot, and some water damage.


1.5" W x 7.5" H x 5.0" D

- measures The Fortunes of Nigel.

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