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Title: The Holy Bible: containing the Old and New Testaments: together with the Apocrypha; Bound With; A Brief Concordance to the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, 1802
Author: John Brown
Publisher: Philadelphia, Printed for Mathew Carey
An early 19th century edition of a Carey King James Bible. Added at the end is Brown’s Concordance, which bears a separate title.
There are six folding maps, and 26 engravings. This copy also bears some early family notes from the Joseph North Family.
An Irish-born American publisher and economist, Carey founded several newspapers, including the The Pennsylvania Herald, Columbian Magazine, and The American Museum. He also published the first American version of the Douay–Rheims Bible in 48 weekly installments. He also produced numerous editions of the King James Bible, this copy being one of them.
One finely bound volume in folio, 913+(50) pages
This volume is in good shape, with minor rubbing and wear to the binding, and splitting to the upper quarter of the front hinge. The initial title and several other leaves at the front (primarily subscriber leaves) are damaged and torn (including the first map), with some old repairs. There is some foxing throughout.