1650 Gorgeous binding, pristine red-ruled Extensively Illustrated King James Bible with Psalter - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1650 Gorgeous binding, pristine red-ruled Extensively Illustrated King James Bible with Psalter
Size: 7" x 5" x 2" (Octavo) 
Publisher: Companie of Stationers
VERY GOOD+ condition 

Price: $1,995.00

A STUNNING 1650 KING JAME BIBLE PRINTED only 39 YEARS AFTER THE FIRST EDITION !!! THE BIBLE and SUBSEQUENT PSALM BOOK are BOTH COMPLETE.
 HOLY BIBLE (OT & NT - NO APOCRYPHA). Pages beautifully ruled throughout in red. Roman text is quite small though bright and legible. Beautiful engraving of Adam and Eve to top of first leaf of Genesis.
 FURNISHED with 85 STUNNING CONTEMPORARY PLATES within NEW TESTAMENT !!! ***
THE BINDING is a LAVISH near contemporary smooth red goatskin leather. The boards are deeply gilded to borders with continuous patterns of crowns, crosses and floral rolls. The spine is profusely gilded in plain diamond effect patterns. The board edges and inner margins are gilt etched (dentelle.) Finished with fine yellow, red & green marbled end papers.
PUBLISHED by the Company of Stationers, 1650.
This exquisite Bible is in an overall VERY GOOD to DAILY USABLE condition. 
THE PAGES ARE EXCEPTIONALLY CRISP, CLEAN and INTACT !!! There is a stain to the top part of 70% of the NT as seen. The spine is creased to the centre. There is a stain to the lower outer corner of the front board. Light wear to corners and light surface wear to spine extremities. Small nick of leather missing near foot of reverse board long edge. The TEXT BLOCK is VERY GOOD and SQUARE. The page edges are BRIGHTLY GILDED.
A GORGEOUS red-ruled extensively ILLUSTRATED 1650 KJV Bible
 
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