The Illustrated Scripture History for the Young; by the Rev. John Howard, A.M.; Embellished with nearly 300 engravings [vol. 1]. John Howard.
The Illustrated Scripture History for the Young; by the Rev. John Howard, A.M.; Embellished with nearly 300 engravings [vol. 1]
The Illustrated Scripture History for the Young; by the Rev. John Howard, A.M.; Embellished with nearly 300 engravings [vol. 1]
The Illustrated Scripture History for the Young; by the Rev. John Howard, A.M.; Embellished with nearly 300 engravings [vol. 1]
The Illustrated Scripture History for the Young; by the Rev. John Howard, A.M.; Embellished with nearly 300 engravings [vol. 1]

The Illustrated Scripture History for the Young; by the Rev. John Howard, A.M.; Embellished with nearly 300 engravings [vol. 1]

New York: Virtue, Yorston & Co., 1864. Hardcover. Vol. 1 only: vi, 320 p., [159] leaves of steel-engraved plates (1 folded); 18 cm. Contemporary half black calf with 5 spine compartments between gilt rules; gilt-tooled title in second compartment: Scripture History for the Young. Marbled paper over boards. All page edges lightly speckled. Brown endpapers. Inscriptions of two former owners on front free endpaper: "Mary Martha Henry's Book" and "Lizzie Weidman 1885." Issued in 27 parts to comprise 2 bound volumes. Vol. 1 contains the first 13 parts. Includes both an added engraved title-page, signed "J. Rogers," and a chromolithographed title page, signed "T. Sinclair's Lith. Phila." No date of publication. The regular title page imprint includes "12 Dey Street"; Virtue, Yorston & Co. was located at that address only in 1864 and 1865. The chromolithographed title page was bound in following p. 32. In Very Good Condition: cover is rubbed; small scrape at lower edge of back board; fore-edge of folded leaf is creased; foxing on plates, heavy on a few and light on most; otherwise, internally clean and tight. Very Good. Item #005661

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