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Beauties of the Bible: Being a Selection From The Old and New Testaments, with various Remarks and Brief Dissertations .. by  Ezra Sampson - Hardcover - Second Hudson Edition - 1802 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints and Biblio.com

Beauties of the Bible: Being a Selection From The Old and New Testaments, with various Remarks and Brief Dissertations ..

by Sampson, Ezra

Condition: Very good overall


Hudson, NY: Sampson, Chittenden & Crosswell, 1802. Second Hudson Edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. Hudson, New York imprint, by Ezra Sampson and his partners, publishers of the Hudson New York 'The Balance and Columbian Repository'. Long Island NY presentation copy, from Fred Merrill, (Southampton), 1807, to his sister Sally Merrill. Small 8vo, xii, 338, Table of Contents [2]. Brown calf, gilt title at spine partially worn away. Covers rubbed, slightly marked, some chipping near top of spine; internally, normal degree of age toning.





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