1880ies Exquisite Salesman Improved Pictorial Parallel Bible Sampler for
A.J. Holman - English, German and Swedish
Size: 12.5" x 10" x 3"
Publisher: A.J. Holman, Philadelphia
VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE/RESTORED condition
A complete and comprehensive
Salesman Pictorial Parallel-Column Family Bible Sampler as used by salesmen/agents
for A.J. Holman (who was the actual
printer of most large family Bibles of those days having many other
companies/representatives selling their Bibles under other
publisher's name as well) dating from 1880ies.
This Salesman Bible Sampler
offers examples of 7 different styles for the English language 'Improved Pictorial
Parallel Bible' ranging in pricing from $5.00 for the "Arabesque
Leather" version (No. 500A) through $15.00 for the "German Morocco" version (No.
506). Examples of
contents, covers and spines are all included in this VERY extensive
In this Salesman Bible, this
Bible is also offered in the German and Swedish language (offered in
a number of different styles), including
examples of these versions.
Just about all of the special
'pink' and 'yellow' slips with instructions/information for the
salesman are still included.
Salesman Bible is in a VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE/RESTORED condition. The
binding is excellent and hi-quality restored (you can use/read it on
a daily basis without concerns). This Sampler is complete, even
almost all of the salesman instruction slips/notes are still present
and attached. There is NO writing.
Preserved gold embossing on the edges of the covers. There is some
wear and occasional typical staining. A VERY
nice salesman Bible.