ANTIQUARIAN BIBLES
I:  ENGLISH-LANGUAGE BIBLES, TESTAMENTS, & “PARTS” (Part A)  (Part B)
II:  POLYGLOTS & ANCIENT LANGUAGES (Part A)  (Part B)   |    III:  NATIVE AMERICAN LANGUAGES
IV:  MODERN LANGUAGES NOT ENGLISH OR AMERIND 
V: 
BIBLE STUDY AIDS, COMMENTARY, & “RELATED”
(Part A)  (Part B)
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ENGLISH-LANGUAGE BIBLES, TESTAMENTS, & “PARTS”
AMERICAN IMPRINTS INCLUDED HERE — CATALOGUE ORDERED BY DATE    
    

AT LEAST THREE “FIRSTS”First English Septuagint
First American-Translated English N.T.First Bible Printed by an American Woman
Bible.  English. 1808. Thomson.  The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Covenant, commonly called the Old and New Testament: Translated from the Greek. By Charles Thomson.  Philadelphia: Pr. by Jane Aitken, 1808. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). 4 vols. I: [252] ff. II: [245] ff. III: [222] ff. IV: [240] ff.
[SOLD]
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First Stereotyped Bible Printed in America
Bible. English. 1812. 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. Philadelphia: Stereotyped for the Bible Society at Philadelphia, by T. Rutt, Shacklewell, London, [and pr. by William Fry], 1812. 12mo (17.9 cm, 7"). 456, 459–78, 481–633, [1] pp., [1] f., 191, [1] pp.
$500.00
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AMERICAN Gilt RED MOROCCO of 1815Watts in Miniature
Bible.  O.T.  Psalms.  English. 1815. Watts.  The Psalms of David, imitated in the language of the New-Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship. Boston: Printed and published by Lincoln & Edmands., 1815. Miniature (9.4 cm; 3.75"). Frontis., 575, [1] pp.
$225.00
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Printed from theD. & G. Bruce Stereotype Plates
Bible. English. 1816. 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: Printed & published by W. Mercein, 1816. 12mo (18.2 cm, 7.25"). 684 pp.
$150.00
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“The Uninterrupted Harmony” of theNew Testament
    [There wasn't much Harmony in the Compiler's Political Life!]
Bible.  N.T. English & Greek. 1825.  Scientia biblica: Containing the New Testament, in the original tongue, with the English Vulgate, and a copious and original collection of parallel passages, printed in words at length. London: W. Booth, 1825. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.2"). 3 vols. I: xvii, [3], 592 pp.; 1 plt. II: [4], 669, [3 (2 adv.)] pp. III: [4], 546, [2], [547]–551, [1] pp.
$975.00
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WATTS in a Pretty & Personal Binding
Bible.  O.T. Psalms. English. Paraphrases. 1827. Watts. The Psalms, hymns, & spiritual songs ... to which are added, select hymns from other authors; and directions for musical expression. Boston: Samuel T. Armstrong and Crocker & Brewster, [1827]. 12mo (15.6 cm, 6.2"). 496, [5]–156 pp.
$225.00
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Embossed Architectural BindingEXCELLENT Condition
Bible. English. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”). 1831. The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's special command. Oxford: Pr. at the University Press by Samuel Collingwood & Co., 1831. 24mo. [528] ff.
$1150.00
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Becomingly SIMPLE Impression in aHandsome (Boston?) Binding
Bible.  English. 1831. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”). The Holy Bible.... In two volumes. Boston: [Pr. by Stephen Forster at the Boston Press, Francis Jenks, proprietor, for] Gray & Bowen, 1831. 4to (27.7 cm, 10.875"). In 2 vols. I: lacking frontis., [2] ff., 915, [1 (blank)] pp. II: lacking frontis.?, [2] ff., 804, [1 (blank)] pp., [1 (blank)] f.
$675.00

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
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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
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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
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Hannah's LegacyIllustrated N.T.
Bible.  N.T. English. Authorized. 1841.  The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; with the marginal readings; and illustrated by marginal references, both parallel and explanatory, and a copious selection, carefully chosen, and newly arranged. New York: John C. Riker, 1841. 16mo (11 cm, 4.4"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., [2], 350 pp.; 4 plts.
$200.00
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Harper’sILLUMINATED
1600 Historical Engravings” & Handsomely Bound
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
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A Prize Won byWell-Behaved Master Ireland
Bible.   N.T. English. Authorized. 1847.  The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; with the marginal readings; and illustrated by marginal references, both parallel and explanatory, and a copious selection, carefully chosen, and newly arranged. New York: J.C. Riker, 1847. 16mo (11.5 cm, 4.5"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., [2], 350, [2 (blank)] pp.; 4 plts.
$200.00
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Handsomely Printed Black-Letter Edition of the Wycliffe N.T.
Bible.   N.T. English (Middle English). 1848. Wycliffe.  The New Testament in English translated by John Wycliffe. Chiswick: Pr. by Charles Whittingham for William Pickering, 1848. 4to (25 cm, 9.8"). [10], [248] ff.; 1 plt.
$950.00
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Large Paper & Luxurious!
Bible.  N.T. English. Authorized. 1864.  The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. With engravings on wood from designs of Fra Angelico, Pietro Perugino, Francesco Francia.... London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1864. 4to (29.5 cm, 11.75"). Frontis., [iii]–xvi, 540 pp.; illus.
$1200.00
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Leather with light restoration; front pastedown with traces of a now-absent bookplate. Small area of front joint (outside) expertly resealed/repaired; the weight of this substantial volume dictates storage on the volume's back, not its lower edge. => A lavishly produced Victorian New Testament, in an impressive binding.

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
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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
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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]
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“And So I Made a Test of Madness & Folly”
Bible.  O.T. Ecclesiastes. English. Jastrow. 1927. The gentle cynic, being a translation of the book of Koheleth, known as a Ecclesiastes by Morris Jastrow, Jr. [colophon: San Francisco: printed & bound at the Grabhorn Press ... for The Book Club of California], 1927. Small 8vo (19.3 cm, 7.5"). [46] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Szyk's LEC Ruth
Bible.  O.T. Ruth. English. 1947. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”).   The book of Ruth from the translation prepared at Cambridge in 1611 for King James I with a preface by Mary Ellen Chase and illustrations by Arthur Szyk. New York: [Printed by the Aldus Printers for the] Limited Editions Club, 1947. Small folio (31 cm, 12.2"). 42, [6] double-fold pp.; col. illus.
$250.00
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Full-Size FULL Facsimile of the King James FIRST Edition
Bible.  English. 1611/1961. Authorized (i.e., King James Version). The Holy Bible, conteining the Old Testament, and the New: Newly translated out of the originall tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised by his Majesties speciall Commandement. Appointed to be Read in Churches. [colophon: Cleveland: World Publishers, 1961]. Folio. [737] ff.
$1300.00
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And as Jesus Passed by, He Sawe a Man Which Was Blind from HisBirth
Bible.  English. Authorized (i.e., “King James”). 1611 (2008).   The Holy Bible, conteyning the Old Testament and the New, newly translated out of the original tongues & with the former translations diligently compared and reuised. Litchfield Park, AZ: Bible Museum, 2008. Folio. Unpaginated.
$1975.00
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