AMERICANA AFTER 1820
A-B   •   Bibles   •   C   •   D-E   •   F-G   •   H   •   I-K
L   •   M
  •   N-Pd   •   Pe-Sa   •   Sb-Sz   •   T-V   •   W-Z
[ ]


AMERICAN BIBLES
POST-1820 – ORDERED BY DATE
        

Harper’sILLUMINATED
1600 Historical Engravings” & Handsomely Bound
(A Famous & SPLENDID American Bible).  Bible.   English. 1846. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”).  The illuminated Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments...With marginal readings, references, and chronological dates. Also, the Apocrypha....Embellished with sixteen hundred historical engravings by J.A. Adams, more than fourteen hundred of which are from original designs by J.G. Chapman. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1846. Folio (34 cm, 13.4"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., [6], 844, [2], 128, [6], frontis., add. engr. t.-p., [2], 256, 3, [1], 8, 14, 34 pp.; illus.
$2850.00
Click the images for enlargement.

Printed in England in 1665 & Bound inAMERICA in 1829
(An ENGLISH Bible That Became “AMERICAN”).  Bible. O.T. Greek. Septuagint. 1665.  [four lines in Greek, then] Vetus testamentum graecum ex versione Septuaginta interpretum, juxta exemplar Vaticanum Romae editum. Cantabrigiae: Excusum per Joannem Field, 1665. 12mo (14 cm; 5.5"). [1] f., 19, [1], 755 [i.e. 767, 1], 516 pp. (without the initial blank).
$1800.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Early ABS Spanish New TestamentA Controversial Translation
Bible.  N.T. Spanish. 1823. Scio de S. Miguel.  El Nuevo Testamento de nuestro señor Jesu Cristo, traducido de la Biblia Vulgata Latina. Nueva York: Estereotipa por Elihu White a costa de la Sociedad Americana de la Biblia, 1823. 12mo (18 cm, 7"). 376 pp.
$600.00
Click the images for enlargements.

American Ostervald — ForFRENCH-Readers, 1824
Bible.  N.T. French. 1824. Ostervald. Le nouveau testament de notre seigneur Jésus-Christ... seconde édition Américaine. Boston: J.H.A. Frost, 1824. 12mo (18.2 cm, 7.1"). 379, [5 (1 blank)] pp.
$600.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Pocket New Testament New Hampshire, 1831
Bible.  N.T. English. 1831. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”).   The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.... Exeter, N.H.: James Derby, 1831. 32mo (11.1 cm, 4.375"). 259, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacks the frontis.).
$150.00
Click the images for enlargements.

NOAH WEBSTER Revises the Language of the BIBLE
for Americans
Bible.  English. Webster. 1833.  The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, in the common version, with amendments of the language by Noah Webster. New Haven: Durrie & Peck; Sold by Hezekiah Howe & Co., and by N. & J. White, 1833. 8vo (23 cm; 9"). xvi, 907 pp.
$8000.00
Click the images for enlargements.

A Very ProtestantCatholic” N.T. Publisher's Moiré Cloth Binding
Bible.  N.T. English. Rheims. 1834.  The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Translated out of the Latin Vulgate, diligently compared with the original Greek, and first published by the English college of Rheims, anno 1582. With the original preface, arguments and tables, marginal notes, and annotations. To which are now added an introductory essay and a complete topical and textual index. New York: Jonathan Leavitt, 1834 (copyright 1833). 8vo (23 cm; 9"). [1] f., 458 pp.
$650.00
Click the images for enlargements.

In a GOOD AMERICAN Binding Sarah Leverett's French Bible
Bible.  French. 1839–40. Martin.  La Sainte Bible...revue...par David Martin.... New York: Stéréotypé par Henry W. Rees, pour la Société Biblique Americaine, D. Fanshaw, Imprimeur, 1839–40. 8vo. 819 [1 (blank)] pp., 261, [1 (blank)] pp.
$525.00
Click the images for enlargements.

The First Choctaw New Testament
Bible.  N.T. Choctaw. Wright-Byington. 1848.  The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, translated into the Choctaw language. Pin chitokaka pi okchalinchi Chisus Klaist in Testament Himona, chahta anumpta atoshowa hoke. New York: American Bible Society, 1848. 12mo (18.1 cm, 7.1"). 818 pp.
$2275.00
Click the images for enlargements.

Benjamin Fay Mills'sChildhood Bible
Bible.  English. Selections. 1858.  The hieroglyphick Bible; or select passages in the Old and New Testaments, represented with emblematical figures, for the amusement of youth. New York: Leavitt & Allen, 1858. 12mo (14.2 cm, 5.7"). Frontis. (incl. in pagination), 132 pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargement.

Civil War–Era Bible
Bible. English. 1865. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”).   The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, translated out of the original tongues; and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. New York: American Bible Society, 1865. Tall 12mo (18 cm; 7"). 765 pp.
$250.00
Click the images for enlargements.

First Published Complete Bible Translation by a WOMAN
The “Julia Smith” Bible
  
Bible.  English. 1876. Smith.  The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments; translated literally from the original tongues. Hartford: American Publishing Co., 1876. 8vo (25.5 cm, 10"). [2], 892, 276 pp.
$6500.00
Click the images for enlargements.

A Classic LargeAMERICAN Family” Bible
Bible.  English. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”).   The holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised; with complete concordance. Embracing every passage of Scripture in the largest editions. Philadelphia: A.J. Holman & Co., 1880. 4to (32 cm, 12.6"). [4], [9]–14, xvi, 103, [3], 48, 576, 104, [577]–767, [1], 41, [1], 22 pp.; 2 plts., 15 double-sided plts., 1 double-sided map.
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargements.

CHIPEWYANLanguage of the Canadian Arctic
Bible.  N.T. Chipewyan. Kirkby. 1881.  [three lines in syllabic characters, the first two transliterated as] Chi gothi tostomomenti ... [then in English] The New Testament translated into the Chipewyan language by the Archdeacon Kirkby. London: Pr. for the British & Foreign Bible Society, 1881. Small 8vo (19 cm; 6.5"). 396 pp.
[SOLD]
Click the images for enlargements.
      For some PRE-1820 AMERICAN BIBLES,  click here.

For many more BIBLES, the AMERICAN
      EXAMPLES INCLUDED among others —
click here.
   

TO Part III . . .  

PLACE AN ORDER   |   E-MAIL US   |   PRB&M HOME

SEARCH OUR DATABASE