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The 1709 Algonquin / English Scriptures:
It is widely known that the 1782 Robert Aitken Bible was the very first printing of an English language Bible in America, as well as being the only Bible ever printed by Act of Congress. It is also widely known that
To claim that any printing of the scriptures in English occurred in America 73 years before the 1782 Aitken Bible, is shocking indeed... but true. In 1709, in Boston, Massachusetts, a small Diglot (a parallel-column printing) of The Book Psalms & Gospel of John, in both English and Massachusetts Algonquin, was produced for Christians to use in evangelizing the Native Americans.
Please inquire about available leaves from this all-but-forgotten 1709 milestone of printing history was recently discovered, and they now represent the earliest available printing of God's Word in the English language in America... by a margin of 73 years before the next one was done! These are the only such leaves available anywhere at any price.
As an added bonus, we are giving away your choice - please select your free gift from the options below:
Facsimile Reproduction of the 1560 Geneva Bible - $179 value
Each leaf measures approximately 6 inches tall by 4 inches wide, and is a unique piece of artwork. Each leaf comes with a beautiful Certificate of Authenticity and a historical pamphlet that explains the significance of this incredible testimony to evangelize the Native Americans.
If you are not absolutely awe-struck by the availability of these super-rare
leaves - then you probably do not fully understand what they are. This
is the OLDEST printing of God's Word in English on that was done on American soil, that money
can buy! Honestly; I am amazed that we can offer them for less than $2,500
per leaf, though our price is less than 30% of that figure. Imagine...
having a leaf from this impressive and precious treasure of our American Christian
heritage on display in your home.
|Leaf from the 1709 First Printing of the
Scriptures in English on American Soil
ITEM # 1709-2: $695 with Free Reduced 1611 King James Bible Facsimile
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