The Holy Bible: As Printed by Robert Aitken and Approved & Recommended by the Congress of the United States of America in 1782. Robert Aitken.
The Holy Bible: As Printed by Robert Aitken and Approved & Recommended by the Congress of the United States of America in 1782
The Holy Bible: As Printed by Robert Aitken and Approved & Recommended by the Congress of the United States of America in 1782

The Holy Bible: As Printed by Robert Aitken and Approved & Recommended by the Congress of the United States of America in 1782

New York: Arno Press, 1968. American Bible Society Edition. Hardcovers. Duodecimos. 2 volumes. Fine. Bound in dark green leatherette over boards with spines stamped in gilt and red.

A painstaking facsimile of the first complete Bible known to be printed in North America in English. Aitken's is the only Bible in the history of the United States to have been given Congressional approval. This edition, in two volumes, was produced in 1968 and includes an interesting historical preface on the history of the Aitken Bible along with a brief bibliography.

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Price: $250

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