Cassels Bible

This bible was up for auction on ebay in March 2003. The seller gave permission for the following photograph and transcription to be posted on this site. Seller was located in UK.
Transcribed by Tara Hawkins

Brown's Self-Interpreting Bible with numerous additional Notes. By the Reverend Henry Cooke. The bible has no date but the Preface by Cooke is dated 1st March 1844.PUBLISHER London, Glasgow etc: Blackie & Son. 1347 pages plus 72 pages of Hymns. Many engravings printed on heavy paper. Most with foxing but generally away from the engraved area. Very heavy book at about 14 pounds/6kgs. Very nice clean copy in full black calf. Small split to leather on left of spine but easily repairable.
Some peripheral foxing on most pages.


Jas Cassels & Christina Niven
married 1868
James born Oct 30th 1869
Janet born Sept 25th 1876
John born Nov 4th 1880 died Oct 29 1882
Alexander born Nov 17th 1883