The Burns Bible c1901
The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments Translated out of the Original Tongues... by His Majesty's Special Command. 876 pages. Bound in brown calf in the antique style with gilt title on the spine. Contains a copy of Burns Family Register in the Poet's handwriting
Preserved in a hinged Mauchline, book shaped box.
painted and lacquered in tartan. A label inside the cover describes it as "The Smallest Bible in the World with the Burns Family Records."
Sold by a collector in a public auction at Bonhams, 9th November 2022.