Item #019932 Bible. belonging to Bishop Selwyn Bible.


London: Society for Promotion of Christian Knoweldge, 1840. Hardcover. c. 1840. Original full leather, worn on extremities, and on first few pages. Missing some final leaves. Family bible originally belonging to George Selwyn, Bishop of New Zealand, inscribed in Selwyn's writing, 26 Dec 1844, to James Ames.10 of the subsequent Ames family members are recorded, dates of birth from 1838 to 1848, on front and back end papers. James Ames settled his family in the Kapiti region, establishing whaling stations in Kapiti and Kaikoura. A real treasure with Selwyn associations. Fair. Item #019932

Price: $1,650.00 NZD

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