1669 Gorgeous binding, pristine red-ruled Extensively Illustrated King James Bible with Book of Common Prayer, Apocrypha and metrical Psalter - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1669 Gorgeous binding, pristine red-ruled Extensively Illustrated King James Bible with Book of Common Prayer, Apocrypha and metrical Psalter
Size: 7" x 5" x 2 1/2" (Octavo) 
Publisher: John Bill and Christopher Barker, London
VERY GOOD+ condition 
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A MOST ATTRACTIVE AND BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED 1669 KING JAMES HOLY BIBLE (OT, NT and Apocrypha) in VERY GOOD++, DAILY USABLE CONDITION. WITH AN ESTIMATED 150+  DETAILED ENGRAVINGS of BIBLICAL SCENES (by F.H. Van Hove). FROM THE OT INCLUDING A MOST DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE DAYS OF CREATION, THE APOCRYPHA AND
WITH NT ENGRAVINGS of SCENES FROM THE LIFE AND MINISTRY of THE LORD JESUS CHRIST PLUS PORTRAITS !!! ALSO NUMEROUS FULL PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS IN THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER!
THE PLATES ARE FULL PAGE - UTTERLY AMAZING in THEIR QUALITY AND in DETAIL !!!
THE BINDING (probably 18th century) is a BEAUTIFUL, FINELY BOUND DEEP BLACK INTRICATELY GILT TOOLED FULL LEATHER !!! THE BINDING AND TEXT BLOCKS ARE professionally antiquarian quality restored and TIGHT AND FIRM. THE PAGES ARE NICELY RULED in RED THROUGHOUT AND EDGED in GILT

1. BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER
Published by Bill and Barker  in 1665. Complete in every aspect (with title and illustrations and tables). Pages are VERY GOOD, Typical light age and use wear, with only light browning to edges and spotting here and there.
2. HOLY BIBLE (Old Testament and New Testament - with Apocrypha)
Published in 1669 by John Bill and Christopher Barker. Superb Full Page Engraved Blank Title (presentation page). New Testament Title in Very Good Order. ALL Complete
Pages are VERY GOOD, typical wear with only light browning to edges and spotting here and there. Few repairs to page edges and a cut/repaired corner in the book of Jeremiah
3. BOOK of PSALMES
Published by The Companie of Stationers in 1669
Complete with Title Page. Pages are VERY GOOD, Crisp and Unmarked with only light browning to edges and spotting here and there. All Psalms are present!
This exquisite Bible is in an overall VERY GOOD to DAILY USABLE condition.  The binding is professionally re-done and the Bible can be opened and read on a daily basis without any concerns. Overall  clean pages with nice margins (all headers etc present). Some usage wear and minor typical faults. See the many pictures below
A GORGEOUS red-ruled extensively ILLUSTRATED 1669 KJV Bible
 
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