Sale 137 Lot 332
(BIBLE) SALESMAN'S SAMPLE
New Pictorial Reference Family Bible Old and New Testaments . . . Embellished With Nearly Twelve Hundred Engravings . . . Philadelphia: A. J. Holman, 1874.
Folio, publisher's morocco gilt-stamped boards, metal clasp. An elaborate salesman's sample bible. With three variant front covers on the front pastedown and situated as endpapers, and four variant backstrips, including one in German, to rear pastedown and situated as front endpaper. Subscriber's list and 15 sepia-toned and tin-type family portraits. Some wear to boards; minor dampstaining to pages and some small tears; otherwise fine.
Estimate $ 400-600