Owned by the Hoag Family of [Vermont] Names Mentioned (Also tells the day and month that they were born): Elihu Hoag - Born 1766 Dorcas? Hoag - Born 1770 Joseph Hoag - Born 1793 Hasael Hoag - Born 1796 James Hoag - Born 1799 William Hoag - Born 1800 Lydia Hoag - Born 1803 Amos Hoag - Born 1805 John Hoag - Born 1807 Charlie? Hoag - Born 1809 C. Hoag - Born 181? David Hoag - Born 1814 David Hoag - Departed 1815 Lydia Hoag - Departed 1820
There is also a note in the front of the Bible that says: "This was Originally Elihu Hoag Family Bible Now Presented to Edith Meader Aldrich by her loving Mother Lydia D. Meader April 21st 1919
GENUINELY RARE BIBLE WITH NO RESERVE!!
The Holy Bible
Translated out of the Original Greek
And with the Former Translations
Diligently Compared and Revifed
M.DCC.XCIV (1794) TRENTON Published by: Isaac Collins
TRULY RARE!! - Another copy may not come up for many years. NO COPIES for sale anywhere!! No Copies come up searching WorldCat (World Wide)!! Cambridge is the only Library that has this Bible!! They have the 1791 Edition. No One Has This 1794 Edition!! Pages out of this bible sell for $50 to $100 a piece!! The Last Isaac Collins Bible went for $3700!! Old English Text with "f" for "s" Error in I Tim. iv, 16 with 'thy doctrine' for 'the doctrine'
Rare: The term "rare" should imply that a book is very difficult to acquire, only comes around every few years, and that it is in demand. Usually if a book has less than 5 copies listed at WorldCat (World Wide Library Search) it is Rare. There is only only one copy of this Bible in all of the Libraries of the World.