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The Bible in miniuture [sic], or, A concise history of the Old and New Testaments.

Other Title:
Bible in miniature
Publication:
Lond. : Printed for E. Newbery, Corner of St. Pauls Church Yard, 1780.
Format/Description:
Book
256 pages, [16] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 44 mm
Subjects:
Bible -- Thumb Bibles -- Specimens.
Miniature books -- Specimens.
Bible.
Miniature books.
Form/Genre:
Paraphrases.
Specimens.
Bible stories.
Miniature books (Printing) -- Specimens -- Great Britain -- 1780.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
Signatures: A-Q⁸.
Engraved title page only; New Testament has separate engraved title page: "A concise history of the New Testament ...".
Local notes:
Penn Libraries copy bound in publisher's full red morocco; covers stamped in gold with central black, gold-stamped medallion; gold-stamped spine panels; two raised, gold-stamped bands on spine; gold-stamped cover-edges and blind-stamped turn-ins; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt.
Penn Libraries copy has partially illegible ms. inscription on title leaf and inscription ("Ann Naish given by her Sister S Naish") on recto of back free endpaper; front cover detached; bookseller's printed description laid in; photocopy of p. 128 of Stuart Bennett's Trade bookbinding in the British Isles 1660-1800 laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Naish, Ann (autograph)
Naish, S. (inscription)
Penn Chronology:
1780
Cited in:
Roscoe, S., John Newbery, J28(2)
Adomeit, R.E., Three centuries of thumb Bibles, B27
Contributor:
Newbery, E. (Elizabeth), 1746-1821, printer.
OCLC:
11326805
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