New Online: National Library of Israel Digitizes 200-Year-Old Miniature Bible Dedicated to George Washington
From Times of Israel:
Some two centuries after it was printed, a rare miniature Bible dedicated to the first president of the United States has come to Jerusalem, where the National Library of Israel has made it freely accessible online for the first time.
According to experts, less than a dozen copies of the special edition of the Bible remain in public hands. The book, measuring about 51 by 35 millimeters (2 by 1.375 inches), includes both the Old and New Testaments written in a paraphrased form.
The George Washington Thumb Bible came to the National Library of Israel as part of the famed Valmadonna Trust Library…
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See Also: National Library of Israel Acquires Valmadonna Trust Library of Hebrew Books and Manuscripts (January 18, 2017)
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