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1798 King James Bible
, Item #1798AS

1798 Hot Press
King James Version

The first hot press edition of the Bible printed in America.

In the advertisement, April 30th , 1796, it was proposed to deliver the whole in 40 numbers, at 1/2 dollar each; one of which will be completed every two weeks. The finished work was completed in November, 1798. A scarce American Bible.

Title page reads: The Holy Bible, Containing The Old and New Testaments; Together with the Apocrypha; Translated out of the Original Tongues: And with the Former Translations, Diligently Compared and Reviled.

Volume II. Philadelphia, Printed for John Thompson & Abraham Small, [From the Hot Press of John Thompson.] M.DCC.XCVIII.





Just The Facts

Item # 1798AS
King James
OT Title Page: 1798
NT Title Page: 1798
Size: 17 x 10.5 x 3"
Font: Roman

Additional Features:
Dedication to King James
"To The Reader" Preface

Full Calf
End Papers: Cotton

Appraisal Value: $15,000

Sale Price: $7,995

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