Posted 10 years ago
Found this bible at my parents house, I usually end up coming home with a few 'new' heirlooms when I visit! It was quite easy to date, noticing all the Latin on the front page brought my attention to the Roman Numerals at the bottom, with a (mis) translated date below written in pencil.
It is beautifully but simply designed; the leather is tooled to frame the cover, with little flower designs on the corners. I would guess it is brass edging and clasp. I do not know where this came from, niether do my parents, the names written inside are not a family name, so my best guess is it was a gift or left behind on a visit from a friend. Printed in England by Oxford Press, sold by E. Gardner and Son, who sold other books between the 1830's and on.
Thanks for looking!!