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Collection object: Book

Book, King James Bible. Printed by George Eyre and William Spottiswoode, Printers to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, London 1868. Inscribed on fly-sheet in black ink; "This Bible/ was purchased/ by the following inmates of/ The Limerick Asylum for Blind Females/ for the use of the Institution,/ in grateful Remembrance/ of their kind and constant friend,/ the late Mrs. Robert Hunt/ of 83 George Street, in this city/ Bessy Frazer/ Mary M. O'Connor/ Emily Deane/ Margaret Ryan/ Ellen Saunders/ Sarah Hogan/ Katie O'Brien/ Maria Lynn/ Alice Sewell/ January 1884 Limerick/ J.Ft.G." Pages un-umbered; through to Genesis XXV is loose with torn, worn and folded pages and there may be a title page missing; space at front for register of births, marriages and deaths, left blank, except for "Eccl. 5 4-5" in blue ink under births. Full leather binding with bronze clasp, buckle absent, clasp on front and back cover decorated with three shamrocks.
Identifier: 1992.0101
Physical Dimensions: H. 26.6 W. 18.5. T. 6.3
Date: 1884

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