1681 Gorgeous extensively illustrated complete King James Bible with Book of Common Prayer, Apocrypha and Psalter - with gold gilt gauffered edges - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1681 Gorgeous extensively illustrated complete King James Bible with Book of Common Prayer, Apocrypha and Psalter - with gold gilt gauffered edges
Size: octavo, 7" x 5" x 2.5"
Publisher: Theatre in Oxford
VERY GOOD - DAILY USABLE condition

Price: $1,450.00

    "The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament And The New. Newly translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the former Translations diligently Compared & Revised. By His Majesties Special Command. Appointed to be read in Churches. Oxford: Printed for Tho. Guy at the Oxford Armes and the Westside of the Royall Exchange 1681."
A gorgeous and extensively illustrated Bible in a very good condition with (original?) crushed morocco binding with extensively gold stamped decorations. All page edges gilt with gauffered decorations. Later marbled endpapers and free-endpapers.  Exquisite binding!
Engraved general title; architectural design, with Moses, Aaron, Jeremiah and Isaiah and frontispiece of Charles II
 Illustrated with over 100 (estimated) leaves of AMAZING full-page engravings. The Bible also has a complete Book of Common Prayer (with title 1681) and a metric Psalm book at the end - all complete!
Bible text is also complete with titles and prelims.
VERY GOOD - DAILY USABLE condition. Bound in crushed morocco with gilt decoration and marbled endpapers, binding is professionally restored (you can read this Bible without any concerns). Overall very good condition of pages and covers - some light occasional typical f=age-related foxing. Full margins. Beautiful and detailed engravings throughout.
A special illustrated KJV Bible!
 
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