PSALMS 20:1-26:1. “The LORD is my shepherd.” – Ps. 23. FIRST EDITION. V.Rare. Less than 100 known copies. Printed in Trenton, NJ by Isaac Collins, 1791. Known as: “The Bible of Colonial America” and as “The First Family Bible in America.” References: Evans 23184. Hills 31.
FINE+ condition; FULL HEADINGS & MARGINS. Moderate dark stains to upper edge/margin, per usual for this edition. (The paper for this edition was notoriously poor, so a fine or better condition is the notable exception; shaved upper margins were also common). Bifold Portfolio holds a leaf and a “gold leaf” COA.