AN AMERICAN BIBLE

New York: Roycrofters, 1911. Hardcover. Leather-bound, flexible covers. Front hinges started. Spine worn, perhaps sunned? Leather moderately worn around edges with a small bit of partially torn leather. Corners bumped and worn through. Text appropriately tanned for a book of this age. Deckle fore and bottom edges. Frontispiece portrait illustration of Abraham Lincoln with tissue guard. Title and decorative designs stamped, in-blind, to spine and front. 445 pp. GOOD. Item #72871

"American people who live on the fortieth parallel, in the Twentieth Century, need a book -- many books -- of truth, for truth is relative, not fixed or static. This book, which we call An American Bible, is for people on this continent," (introduction). Chapters by Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, Abraham Lincoln, Walt Whitman, Robert Ingersoll, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Elbert Hubbard.

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