CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS: TOGETHER WITH THE APOCRYPHA
THE HOLY BIBLE:. CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS: TOGETHER WITH THE APOCRYPHA. Two volumes in one.
Philadelphia: Matthew Carey, 1813. 4to. Contemporary full-calf. (vi), 1080, 72, 40 pages, 25 engraved plates. Second Carey edition.
Scarce early published American illustrated Bible. "Translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised by the special command of His Majesty James I of England, with marginal notes and references to which are added an index, an alphabetical tables of all the names in the Old and New Testaments, with their significations, and tables of Scripture weights, measures, and coins, John Brown's Concordance, &c." Each section has its own title page, but numbered continuously. With four pages (677-680) of Forsyth family of Philadelphia genealogy following the Old Testament dated between 1808 to 1858, and The Psalms of David in metre at the end. Inscribed gift to Elizabeth Forsyth from her husband Isaac Forsyth dated 1815 at top of title page. Early newspaper clippings pasted down on inside of front and back boards.