Philadelphia: Hogan & Thompson, 1838. Illustrated by J.B. Longacre. 4-1/4"X2-3/4", original full leather with flap, pp. 819-Old Ttestament, pp. 256-New Testament, pp. 83-Psalms (all edges gilt). Two engravings precede the title page both dated 1834 & signed J.B. Longacre Sc [fourth chief engraver of the United States Mint]. A miniature edition. -- World catalog holds 2 copies. -- Moderate rubbing to the binding. leather flap has small tear to the edge, small chip to the bottom of the flap. Internally clean and tight with no defects. --. Very good. Item #10662
The illustrator of the engravings preceding the title page James Barton Longacre (August 11, 1794 – January 1, 1869) was an American portraitist and engraver, and the fourth chief engraver of the United States Mint from 1844 until his death. Longacre is best known for designing the Indian Head cent, which entered commerce in 1859, and for the designs of the Shield nickel, Flying Eagle cent and other coins of the mid-19th century.-wikipedia.