1733 Exquisite Complete King James Bible, with Apocrypha, Book of Common Prayer, Concordance and many illustrations - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1733 Exquisite Complete King James Bible, with Apocrypha, Book of Common Prayer, Concordance and many illustrations 
Size:  10 x 8 x 4"
Publisher: John Baskett, Oxford
VERY GOOD condition

Price: $1,495.00

EXQUISITE! COMPLETE and astoundingly illustrated King James Bible bound with original maroon leather gold stamped covers and a decorated 'JHS' (first 3 letters of 'Jesus' in Greek) in the center of the covers.Gold decorated 5 raised band spine. Filled with remarkable (about 200) 'Hiftorys' [illustrations of Bible scenes - 4 per page]. The Bible is complete. All title pages present, even a set of TWO general titles to the BCP and THREE titles to the Old Testament! Decorated chapter initials. Printed by Thomas Baskett in Oxford
A 1733 King James Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments bound together with the Apocrypha, a complete Book of Common Prayer (2 titles, 1733) and an Index and Concordance. Also all with title pages.
One of the general titles specifies the 'Historical part of the Holy Bible ... Exactly and Completely described in above two hundred histories, curiously engraved by J. Cole from, designs by the Best Masters".
This large quarto Bible is in a VERY GOOD condition. This is in its original 18th century binding which does show some wear, some attempt to re-back and the boards and strengthen them was done some time ago and is now showing some wear boards are still solidly attached. Beautiful detailed engravings. Some light typical browning/foxing. Large margins, a few tattered page edges. (see the many pictures).
An  1700s beautifully illustrated King James Bible!
     
 
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