Book Collecting/bible question


Hi! I have a bible from my great grandmothers passing. It was her grandfathers. It is the fine art edition s.s. teachers combination copyright 1895 king james version. Thank you so much! I am very curious about it;  it is a beautiful book.

Thank you kindly,


Hi Taylor,

Many thanks.  Although most probably a handsome volume, it is not of any great commercial value, as most good homes of that period would have had a family bible.

It would realise little in the marketplace and is best kept as a family item.

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