Thumb Bible (London, 1780)

The Bible in Miniuture [sic], or, a Concise History of the Old & New Testaments. 
London: Printed for E. Newbery, 1780. (BRB0561)

This variant issue of the popular London 1780 miniature Bible is bound in red morocco with elaborately gilt spine and boards, all edges gilt, and marbled pastedowns and endpapers. A contrasting dark leather medallion with Christ’s monogram (“IHS”) is found on both the upper and lower boards.

The Stanley Marcus Miniature Book Collection

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