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The Estate of Peter H. Tillou | Day 2

Fri, Sep 30, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 702

Five 19th Century Bibles, Dor‚ Bible Scenes

Estimate: $300 - $500

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six volumes total, including: [The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments], Philadelphia: William W. Harding, 1878, bound in leather covered gilt decorated wood boards, brass latch, gilt decorated and embossed floral patterned edges, aeg; four other bibles from 1854, 1841, 1888, and one n.d.; together with [Bible Scenes and Stories for Young People] by F. McCready Harris, illus. Gustave Dor‚, New York: Cassell Publishing Co., 1883

Provenance: The Estate of Peter H. Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut


wear to extremities, scattered scratches, scuffs, and losses to leather, scattered staining and foxing throughout; one bible with front board detached and missing one clasp

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