The Allies Bible in Khaki. (c. 1914) 936pp [5 copy]
Glasgow & London Bryce, David and Son (1914) 16, (vi). 936pp. Published at the very beginning of World War 1. this miniaturized facsimile of the Oxford nonpareil 16mo edition of the Bible is prefaced with the national anthems of the Allies, a recessional by Rudyard Kipling, and Neil Munro's "Evening Prayer of a People." Bound in military style khaki and printed with microscopic text, this miniature bible was perfectly sized to be carried in a soldier's pocket. All edges white. Loose binding & minus magnifying glass, else a rare Bible. (Welsh 564). (1 3/4 by 1 1/4: 45x25mm).
Sold by a collector in a public auction at Bonhams, 9th November 2022.