American Bible Union - New Testament Quartos

New Testament Quartos - 1852-1861

Second Peter, Epistles of John, Jude - 1852

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Title: The Second Epistle of Peter and the Epistles of John and Jude: Translated from the Greek, on the basis of the Common English Version.
Date: 1852
Publisher: New York: Printed by Holman and Gray, for the American Bible Union
Contents: 2 Peter, 1,2,3 John, Jude
References: Chamberlin 773-4; Hills 1764, Taliaferro-EELBV 7475.081.
Images: Cover, Title page (from the online facsimile)
Facsimile: A Facsimile is available at books.google.com
Comments: Hills identifies the translator as John Lillie.

Second Peter, Epistles of John, Jude, Revelation - 1854

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Title: The Second Epistle of Peter, The Epistles of John and Judas, and the Revelation: Translated from the Greek, on the basis of the Common English Version, With Notes. New York: American Bible Union. London: Trübner and Co., No. 12 Paternoster Row. 1854
Date: 1854
Publisher: American Bible Union: New York
Contents: 2 Peter, 1,2,3 John, Jude, Revelation
References: Chamberlin 773-5; Hills 1764, O'Callaghan p. 339, Taliaferro-EELBV 7475.082.
Images: Cover, Title page
Facsimile: A Facsimile is available at archive.org
Comments: Hills identifies the translator as John Lillie.

Matthew Chapters 1-3 - 1855

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Title: The Gospel According to Matthew, Chapters I., II., III. Translated from the Greek, on the basis of the Common English Version. With Notes.
Date: 1855
Publisher: American Bible Union: New York
Contents: Matthew Ch 1-3
Images: Cover, Title page (from the online facsimile)
References: Chamberlin 659-7; Hills 1764, O'Callaghan p. 369, Taliaferro-EELBV 7475.084.
Facsimile: A facsimile is available at archive.org
Comments: Hills identifies the translator as Orrin B. Judd.

Thessalonians - 1856

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Title: The Epistles of Paul to the Thessalonians: Translated from the Greek, on the basis of the Common English Version. With Notes by the translator of II Peter - Revelation
Date: 1856
Publisher: American Bible Union: New York
Contents: 1 & 2 Thessalonians
Images: Cover, Title page
References: Chamberlin 659-7; Hills 1764, O'Callaghan p. 351, 362, Taliaferro-EELBV 7475.088.
Comments: Hills identifies the translator as John Lillie.
Facsimile: A Facsimile is available at archive.org

Ephesians - 1857

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Title: The Epistle to the Ephesians. Translated from the Greek, on the basis of the Common English Version. With Notes. "The seed is the word of God." - Luke viii 11.
Date: 1857
Publisher: New York: American Bible Union. Louisville: Bible Revision Association. Cincinnati: American Christian Bible Society. London: Trubner & Co.
Contents: Ephesians
Images: Cover Title page
References: Chamberlin 747-3; Hills 1764, O'Callaghan p. 362, Taliaferro-EELBV 7475.090.
Facsimile: A facsimile is available at archive.org
Comments: Hills identifies the translator as N.N. Whiting.

Hebrews - 1857

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Title: The Epistle to the Hebrews. Translated from the Greek, on the basis of the Common English Version. With Notes.
Date: 1857
Publisher: American Bible Union: New York
Contents: Hebrews
Images: Cover, Title page
References: Chamberlin 769-5; Hills 1764, O'Callaghan p. 363, Taliaferro-EELBV 7475.091.
Facsimile: A facsimile is available at archive.org. (The facsimile lacks the title page.)
Comments: Hills identifies the translator as N.N. Whiting.

Mark - 1858

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Title: The Gospel According to Mark Translated from the Greek, on the basis of the Common English Version. With Notes.
Date: 1858
Publisher: American Bible Union: New York
Contents: Mark
Description: 4to p. vi, 134.
Images: Cover, Title page
References: Chamberlin 668-3; Hills 1764, O'Callaghan p. 369, Taliaferro-EELBV 7475.093.
Facsimile: A facsimile is available at archive.org
Comments: Hills identifies the translator as N.N. Whiting.

Acts - 1858

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Title: Acts | of the Apostles. | Translated from the Greek, | on the Basis of the Common English Version. | With Notes. | He that hath my word, let him speak my word faithfully. | What is the chaff to the wheat? saith Jehovah. | New York: | American Bible Union. | Louisville: Bible Revision Association. | London: Trübner and Co., No. 60 Paternoster Row. | 1858.
Date: 1858
Publisher: American Bible Union: New York
Contents: Acts
Images: Cover, Title page.
References: Chamberlin 693-3; Hills 1764, O'Callaghan p. 370, Taliaferro-EELBV 7475.092.
Facsimile: A facsimile is available at archive.org
Comments: Hills identifies the translator as Alexander Campbell.

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Title: Acts of the Apostles. Translated from the Greek, on the basis of the Common English Version. With notes by Alexander Campbell.
Date: 1858 (facsimile reprint 1960s)
Publisher: College Press: Joplin, MO.
Contents: Acts
References: Chamberlin 693-3; Hills 1764, O'Callaghan p. 370, Taliaferro-EELBV 7475.092.
Images: Jacket, Title page
Comments: This is a facsimile reprint of the American Bible Union's revision originally published in 1858. It was reprinted by the Ozark Bible College probably in the 1960s.

John -1859

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Title: The Gospel, by John; Translated from the Greek, on the basis of the Common English Version. New York: American Bible Union.
Date: 1859 (reprint 1864)
Publisher: American Bible Union: New York
Contents: John
References: Hills 1764, Taliaferro-EELBV 7475.094.
Images: 1859 Cover, 1859 Title page, 1864 Title page
Facsimile: A facsimile of the 1859 edition is available at archive.org
Comments: Hills identifies the translator as J.W. Morton.

Matthew - 1860

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Title: The Gospel by Matthew. The Common English Version and the Received Greek Text; with a Revised Version, and Critical and Philogical Notes, prepared for the American Bible Union. By T. J. Conant, D.D. New York: American Bible Union, 350 Broome Street, Bible Revision Association, Louisville, KY. 1860.
Date: 1860
Publisher: New York: American Bible Union; Bible Revision Association, Louisville, Ky.
Contents: Matthew
References: Chamberlin see 659-7; Herbert 1946; Hills 1764, Taliaferro-EELBV 7475.095.
Images: Cover, Title page

Luke - 1860

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Title: The Gospel According to Luke. Translated from the Greek, on the basis of the Common English Version. With Notes. New York: American Bible Union.
Date:1860 (reprinted 1864)
Publisher: American Bible Union: New York
Contents: Luke
References: Hills 1764, Taliaferro-EELBV 7475.096.
Images: Title page
Facsimile: A facsimile is available at archive.org
Comments: Hills identifies the translator as N.N. Whiting.

Philemon - 1860

Philemon was printed as part of the Bible Union Reporter, Monthly in a quarto format.

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Title: Notes on the Greek Text of the Epistle of Paul to Philemon, as the basis of a revision of the Common English Version; and a Revised Version, with notes. New York: American Bible Union. Louisville: Bible Revision Association. London: Trübner and Co., 60 Paternoster Row. 1860. (by H. B. Hackett)
Date: 1860
Publisher: American Bible Union: New York
Contents: Philemon
References: Chamberlin 766-7; Herbert 1946; Hills 1764, Taliaferro-EELBV 7475.098.
Images: Title page

A smaller (12mo?) edition was also published in 1860.

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Title: Notes on the Greek Text of the Epistle of Paul to Philemon, as the basis of a revision of the Common English Version; and a Revised Version, with notes. New York: American Bible Union. Louisville: Bible Revision Association. London: Trübner and Co., 60 Paternoster Row. 1860. (by H. B. Hackett)
Date: 1860
Publisher: American Bible Union: New York
Contents: Philemon
References: Chamberlin 766-7; Herbert 1946; Hills 1764, Taliaferro-EELBV 7475.098.
Images: Cover, Title page
Facsimile: Facsimile available at archive.org and lulu.com

Timothy & Titus - 1860

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Title: The Epistles of Paul to Timothy and Titus. Translated from the Greek, on the basis of the Common English Version. With Notes. New York: American Bible Union. Louisville: Bible Revision Association. London: Trübner and Co., 60 Paternoster Row. 1860.
Date: 1860
Publisher: New York: American Bible Union. Louisville: Bible Revision Association. London: Trübner and Co.
Contents: I & II Timothy, Titus
References: Chamberlin 762-2; Herbert see 1946; Hills see 1764, Taliaferro-EELBV 7475.097
Images: Title page

Four Gospels - 1861

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Title: The Four Gospels. The Common English Version and the Received Greek Text; with a Revised English Version, and Critical and Philological Notes. Also the Appendix to the Gospel of Matthew. Prepared for the American Bible Union.
Date: 1861
Publisher: New York: American Bible Union; Louisville: Bible Revision Association; London:Trϋbner & Co.
Contents: Gospels
References: Chamberlin 766-7; Herbert 1946; Hills 1764, Taliaferro-EELBV 7475.
Images: Title page

The following Table lists the books of the New Testament and the dates when their prelimiary edition was published and the translator responsible for the particular book. The dates and translators are (in general) taken from Hills 1764.

Book Copyright Date Translator
Matthew ch. 1-2 1854 Orin B. Judd
Matthew ch. 1-3 1855 Orin B. Judd
Matthew 1860 Thomas J. Conant
Mark 1858 N.N. Whiting
Luke 1860 N.N. Whiting
John 1856 Unknown
John 1859 J.W. Morton
Acts 1858 Alexander Campbell
Romans not issued
I Corinthians not issued
II Corinthians not issued
Galatians not issued
Ephesians 1856/7 N.N. Whiting
Philippians not issued
Colossians not issued
I Thessalonians 1856 John Lillie
II Thessalonians 1856 John Lillie
I Timothy 1860 N.N. Whiting
II Timothy 1860 N.N. Whiting
Titus 1860 N.N. Whiting
Philemon 1860 H.B. Hackett
Hebrews 1857 N.N. Whiting
James not issued
I Peter not issued
II Peter 1852/4 John Lillie
I John 1852/4 John Lillie
II John 1852/4 John Lillie
III John 1852/4 John Lillie
Jude 1852/4 John Lillie
Revelation 1854 John Lillie
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