1715 Exquisitely Preserved, Large Folio, Illustrated, complete King James Bible with Apocrypha - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1715 Exquisitely Preserved, Large Folio, Illustrated, complete King James Bible with Apocrypha
 
Size:  large folio 16" x 10.5" x 4""
Publisher: John Baskett, London
VERY GOOD  condition
Bible is SOLD
    "The 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"
A 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 copy.
A Superb Illustrated Large Folio KJV Bible
 
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