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Large Scottish Holy Bible with Clasps from the 19th Century


A fine 19th century holy bible published in Scotland by John McGready, Publisher, Glasgow Block-titled “The Practical and Devotional Family Bible - The Holy Bible with the Commentaries of Henry and Scott" Featuring many sepia and color or chrome lithographs and a pristine family register. Brass-bound in thick black embossed leather with gilt cartouches and brass hardware corners and two clasps, the center marked: Holy Bible.


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  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent antique condition - Wear commensurate with age and use - See accompanying photos.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 13.5 in. x W 10 in. x D 3 in.

    H 34.29 cm x W 25.4 cm x D 7.62 cm

  • Seller location
    Austin, TX
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