Pittsburg: Cramer and Spear, 1818. Item #16976 .
Small 8vo. 792pp. Original publisher's sheep. Signatures sprung from use, but attached; pages generally very soiled and with some contemporary markings; old repair to the spine else the binding is in good condition. Ownership name of Dan Smith dated 1828, and, later, 'Dan Smith, His Book'. The New Testament has a separate title page.
In this copy there is a short note pinned to its verso, listing the births of members of the McNees family in the late nineteenth century.
This is the first Bible printed west of the Allegheny River and the first Bible in English printed west of the Allegheny Mountains.
Note: this is a well used copy, but in good condition. Rare.
Hills, 349; Not in Darlow and Moule,