Friday, October 12, 2007

Galpin Family Bible

Magificent Family Bible, 1877 Item number: 130161043762

The names of the owners of this Bible are engraved in gilt on the front cover: Mr. & Mrs. F. M. Galpin. The Bible belonged to the Galpin family, but other families are chronicled here, including the family names of, Ford, Willis, and Barnes with entries referring to the earliest year of 1798. Loosely inserted is a beautifully embossed Easter Greeting from the First Congregational Sunday School, Washington, Connecticut and also a 1901 Sunbeam (Children Sunday School Paper) with short stories, poems, etc.

This Bible is for sale on Ebay. If you are interested just follow one of the links on this page.