The Allies Bible in Khaki - WITH DUST-JACKET. (c.
1914) 936pp [3 copy] Glasgow & London Bryce, David and Son (1914) 16, (vi), 936pp. Published at the very beginning of World War I.) this miniaturized facsimile of the Oxford nonpareil 16mo edition of the Bible is prefaced with the national anthems of the Allies, a recessional by Rudyard Kipling, and Neil Munro's "Evening Prayer of a People." Bound in military style khaki and printed with microscopic text, this miniature bible was perfectly sized to be carried in a soldier's pocket. All edges red. Avery rare copy with dust jacket. Minor inking to front fly. (Welsh 564). (1 3/4 by 1 1/4: 45x25mm)..
UNCOMMON WITH THE DUST-JACKET
Sold by a collector in a public auction at Bonhams, 9th November 2022.