1715 Exquisitely Preserved, Large Folio, Illustrated, complete King James Bible
Size: large folio 16" x 10.5" x 4""
Publisher: John Baskett, London
VERY GOOD condition
Bible is SOLD
Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Tefsament ; 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"
gorgeous - extensively illustrated with full page engravings (each
page has 6 smaller illustrations) - King
James Bible in a beautiful preserved condition with original
leather relaid. Very detailed gold decorated 6-raised band
spine. All page edges are golf gilt.
The Bible is interleaved with 50 leaves of engravings, each leaf
containing six engravings. Further there are 4 full page plates. They are very detailed.
Frontispiece shows Christ being taken down from Cross.
Bound in full contemporary paneled calf binding - a solid and
attractive period binding. Rebacked with original spine leather
relaid. In front and rear burgundy marbled and blank endpapers.
VERY GOOD, DAILY USABLE condition. Collates complete. Good solid
copy in the main, Minor light marks, blemishes or reading wear
commensurate with age, else very good. Minor foxing/browning to the
odd page. Minor water marks in the odd place. Overall a very solid