This is a 1790 partial KJB – King James Bible Leaf from the folio size “The Christian’s Complete Family Bible”. It contains a handwritten Heading, “Recapitulation is envy” and handwritten notes in the margin. It is the book of Nahum and includes portions of chapters 1, 2, and 3.
It was printed in the town of Bolton and there are two references to it in other books:
THE BOLTON BIBLIOGRAPHY AND JOTTINGS OF BOOK-LORE:
“The book(bible) throughout is an elegant and, at the same time, elaborate specimen of printing, and if it is to be understood to be of Bolton workmanship in it’s entirety, much praise is due to the ability of our early local typographers.”
“It is not every town that can boast of having had a Bible printed therein, but one was printed by the executors of Jackson in I790, and was a most ambitious specimen of printing containing many illustrations and a list of subscribers.”
SIZE: Approx. 9 inches by 11 3/4 inches
CONDITION: Fair – This is a 1790 partial KJB leaf – Please see all photos for condition before you purchase.