I'm not connected with this family......... This is an *Expensive* Bible by Isaac COLLINS listed on E-Bay......
1794 HOAG Family Bible Published by Isaac COLLINS - HOAG Family - Very Rare
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Current bid: $445.00
Ends: November 2, 2003 - Sunday - 6:03:09 PM PST
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
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.
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