A rather unique
Salesman Sample Book used by salesmen to go door to door to offer
families the various options and variations when purchasing the
(Dore illustrated) "Bible Stories for Children", as published by B.B.,
Russell in Boston. Many full page (color) engravings.
showing the spine of the actual book on the back. In the book
various examples of stories, illustrations, additional background
information and even an order register in the back.
Bible is in a overall GOOD to VERY GOOD condition.
Binding is holding well, covers well attached but the spine is
partly loose. Some scuffs etc on the covers. The pages are clear and clean. Noticed one page with a
tear. See pictures - a rather unique 'relic' of the past and quite
representative of the Bible/book selling of the end of the 19th