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(Thomas, Isaiah, His Copy)

Auction:
2167
Lot:
223
Sold for:
$15,275$13,000

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Auction:
Sale #2167 - 2167
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 26, 2002 11:00AM

Description:

(Thomas, Isaiah, His Copy), The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, Worcester, 1791, printed by Isaiah Thomas, folio, old calf, with fifty plates, (cover detached, sprung). Note: One of most important early printers in America, this is the Thomas family bible, so inscribed "The gift of Isaiah Thomas, Esq. to his much respected mother-in-law, Rebecca Trowle", and thence to Isaiah Thomas, III also inscribed, and with the bookplate of Isaiah Thomas.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Isaiah Thomas, Isaiah Thomas , III, Rebecca Trowle, Bookplate