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    [Bible--Mathew Carey] The Holy Bible: The Old Testament... The New Testament... A Brief Concordance... Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1807-1808. Krown & Spellman retail: $250. 4to. 2 vols. in 1. [2],834; [2],835-1080,64 (of 90 lacks pp after entry for "Thank"in index. 19 full-page engravings by William Harrison, Tiebout, etc. (See O'Callaghan 82:2 for a list), 8 1/2 (of 10) maps [one torn with half lost (p6340)]. Contemporary calf, rebacked and recornered, front hinge opened, spine chipped, marbled endpapers, some old repairs, foxing light toning, family entries for Walsh family 1810-1826, general t.p. stained. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: "In 1803 Mathew Carey decided to publish a new edition of thhe Bible in quarto and keep the type standing..." This copy has the OT of the 1807 edition bound with the 1808 NT and Concordance.  It seems that this Bible was a compliation of earlier materials from the 1805-6 editions (the plates) bound with the later printing of the NT. "It is to be observed that the other issues of this...vary in the number of Plates...)[O'Callaghan]          O'Callaghan 91:1?. Hills 141,152.

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