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Rare English Bible. Worcester, Massachusetts: Isaiah Thomas, 1791.
The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament, Apocrypha, and New Testament.
Family history for John Clark, Newton Massachusetts.
1791 KJV Bible – Isaiah Thomas – Royal Quarto Edition
Isaiah Thomas (1749–1831) was the first major printer in the English colonies and the United States. A publisher of books and newspapers as well as a bookseller, papermaker, and binder, he also assisted many American partners establish printing presses. In addition, his History of Printing in America, first published in 1810, is still an essential source for the study of early North American typography. His 1791 edition of the King James Bible was the first illustrated Bible printed in America.
Full leather binding with ribbed spine. Missing straps. Edge wear and light to heavy foxing present on some pages. Overall clean with sturdy binding. Approx. 12 x 9.75 x 4.5 inches. Shipping weight 9 pounds.