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
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
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