Antique Leather Bound Holy Bible by Blackwood ca. 1870
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Potter's Standard Edition The Holy Bible.Containing the Old and New Testaments with full and complete marginal references and notes and the Apocrypha, Concordance and Psalms in metre, to which are added Blackwood's Comprehensive aids to the study of the sacred Scriptures. Compiled and edited by Rev. William Blackwood, D.D., LL.D. Published by John E. Potter and Co., Philadelphia. I couldn't find a date but I believe this is ca. 1873. 16 steel plates, 4 maps in color and more than 200 engravings. Heavily embossed with gold gilding. Estimated over 2000 pages. Condition is very good with no markings inside. No family register or pictures at the rear of the tome. Very tight, one of the better Bibles I have seen in awhile. Weight is about 11 1/2 pounds. Measures about 12 1/2 x 10 x 3 1/2". You can find copies of this version selling for hundreds of dollars, we are offering this with no reserve and minimal starting amount. Check out my other items !