18th Century Miniature Ethiopian Coptic Bible Handwritten on Vellum

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We sold this item at auction for $682
 in October 2022.

This scarce Ethiopian Coptic Ge’ez Bible is handwritten on vellum and was produced during the 18th century. It contains 28 leaves bound in wooden boards and measures just 3.5” x 2.5” inches.

An interesting conversation piece, this miniature Bible was consigned to us from the private collection of Russ Busby, longtime professional photographer to Billy Graham and author of “Billy Graham: God’s Ambassador”. Mr. Busby traveled the world with Graham and his crusades beginning in 1956, and during their travels began to amass a large collection of antique works on Christianity and religion.

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