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Thumb Bible (London, 1780)


The Bible in Miniuture [sic], or, a Concise History of the Old & New Testaments. London: Printed for E. Newbery, 1780.

First published by W. Harris in 1771 and reprinted in 1778 by J. Harris, this London 1780 edition printed for Elizabeth Newbery includes engraved title pages for both the entire volume and the New Testament, and an additional thirteen engraved plates. The 256-page text of brief biblical retellings includes scriptural references for each of the adaptations.

The Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Bible Collection

B207 David p 127   B207 NT Title p 149 B207 The Nativity p 151