Description

    The Holy Bible Owned by Edwin M. Stanton. New York; American Bible Society, 1857. Thick 4to, original brown leather, raised bands; front cover with ornate gilt decoration, including his name "E. M. STANTON" stamped vertically; The book is inscribed on the front free endpaper with an intriguing presentation "To the Hon. Edwin M. Stanton, to testify my appreciation of what I have but lately known, that in former years, his labors as counsel for one accused were wholly disinterested. I.W. French. Aug. 27, 1863." Front cover separated from the book; spine tips well worn, with some overall rubbing to the binding; still, quite good. Accompanied by a photocopy of a notarized affidavit signed by Edwin M. Stanton (a great, great grand-nephew of the Secretary), 25 April 1978, thoroughly describing the Bible and its ownership down to himself.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    20th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 891

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 25 days left to consign to the 2018 March 25 - 26 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,738,582