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My Bible. Embellished with engravings

Author
Title My Bible. Embellished with engravings
Imprint Edinburgh: John Elder
Date of Publication
Language English
Notes This is a rare edition of a chapbook where the leaves are printed on one side only, although the pagination is continuous. It contains four-line verses, all ending with the line "My Bible" and paraphrasing different passages from the Bible. It was published between 1837 and 1844 by John Elder, who is also known for printing a slip ballad called "Alice Grey". The chapbook contains 8 wood-engraved illustrations which are hand-coloured in green and yellow. It is in its original printed wrappers with wood engravings to both covers.
Shelfmark APS.2.203.032
Reference Sources SBTI
Acquired on 23/06/03
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