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Title: Ege Famous Bibles Leaf 56
Other Titles: Confederate Imprint. New Testament
Editors: Ege, Otto F. 1888-1951, editor
Keywords: Manuscripts;The Jessie L. Clough Art Memorial for Teaching;Leaves;Images;Ege, Otto F., 1888-1951
Issue Date: 1954
Publisher: Memphis, Tenn. : Rhodes College Special Collections
Abstract: This image is from a collection created by Etta Hanson and given to the College in 1954. All items are from Otto Ege's estate. The leaf was contained and mounted in a mat created by Otto Ege, as were all other leaves in this collection. There is a typed description at the bottom of the mat, which reads: "Augusta: Confederate States Bible Society Printed by Wood, Hanleiter Rice and Co. Atlanta, Georgia. This 18 mo. edition of the New Testament was the sole publication of the Confederate States Bible Society, founded in the year 1862. It is the first edition of the Scriptures to be printed in the Confederacy. The issue consisted of less than 500 copies. "
Description: Scanned by Doug Fetterman, Class of 2016, in 2014.
Appears in Collections:Hanson Collection 1 - Pages from Famous Bibles

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