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Book Condition: Very Good
Nashville: `Southern Methodist Publishing House, 1859. Very Good. 12" x 14", 3 1/4" thick. Old and New Testaments. There is a gift inscription on the first blank page, " Gift to Betti from her sister Eliza, Nov. 1862". Bound into the front of the bible is a certificate stating that the owner is a shareholder of the Book and Tract Society of the Alabama Conference to the amount of One Hundred dollars. Pages are clear with only occasional foxing, edges are gilt. Solid binding in original black leather with an embossed design, five raised bands at the spine. Leather is moderately scuffed with a few small gouges on the back board. In the back of the bible is the Genealogical Family Register consisting of 92 decorated pages of parchment (46 sheets, printed on both sides) with places to enter births, deaths and marriages. Two pages have been neatly removed from this section and the remaining sheets are blank.