TYPE: Bible
COMPONENTS: 233 pp. 8vo. Period full black diced calf.
CONDITION: Toning and spotting, covers detached, corners and spine rubbed.
NOTES: Darlow and Moule 7672. Provenance: Francisco Mariano Fernandez, Lima, 1863 (inscription to title-page).
Foreign Language Inscription: The Holy Bible and the Old Testament is that your Koreromotu. Kiritiia a news Rarotonga
Inscription Translation: The Holy Bible and the Old Testament is that your Koreromotu. Kiritiia a news Rarotonga
ITEM ID: 4340

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Cook Islands Bible

DATE
Year: 1855
Decade: 1850s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)

Second edition, one of 5000 copies printed. The first edition was well received by the Christian natives and a second printing was necessary after only a few years.

ARTISTS
Name: British and Foreign Bible Society
Type: Publisher
Artist Information: London