1886 Salesman New Pictorial Parallel-Column Bible Sampler for D.D. Darrow and Co - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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     1886 Salesman New Pictorial Parallel-Column Bible Sampler for D.D. Darrow and Co.
Size: 12.5" x 10" x 2.75"
Publisher: D.D. Darrow * Co., St. Joseph, MO (agent for A.J. Holman, Philadelphia)
 VERY GOOD and COMPLETE condition
Bible is SOLD
A complete and comprehensive Salesman Pictorial Parallel-Column Family Bible Sampler as used by salesmen/agents for D.D. Darrow &Co. (A.J. Holman 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 6 different styles for the English language 'New Pictorial Parallel Family Bible' ranging in pricing from $5.00 for the "Arabesque Leather" version (No. 1) through $15.00 for the "German Morocco" version (No. 6). Examples of contents, covers and spines are all included in this VERY extensive sampler.  In this Salesman Bible, this Bible is also offered in the German language ("Die Neue Illustrirte Heilige Schrift"), offered in 6 styles), including examples of this version.
Just about all of the special 'pink' and 'yellow' slips with instructions/information for the salesman are still included. 

 The binding is holding well (not restored, so handle with care). This Sampler is complete, even almost all of the salesman instruction slips/notes are still present and attached. Few somewhat loose pages in the beginning. There is NO writing. Preserved gold embossing on the edges of the covers. There is some wear to the edges of the covers and areas on the leather. A very nice salesman Bible
 
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