1759 Complete Large Illustrated Folio KJV Bible with 6 large double page maps, the Apocrypha, and 300 historical illustrations - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1759 Complete Large Illustrated Folio KJV Bible with 6 large double page maps, the Apocrypha, and 300 historical illustrations
Size: Elephant folio 16.5" x 10.5" x 3.5" thick
Publisher: Thomas Baskett, London
VERY GOOD and WELL PRESERVED condition

Price: $2,450.00

THE HOLY BIBLE Containing THE OLD & NEW TESTAMENT Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues and with The Former Translations diligently compared and revised by his Majestie's special command. ... Thomas Baskett ... M.DCC.LIX [1759]
Bound with 'the Historical Part ... Exquifitely and Accurately defcrib'd in near Three Hundred Hiftorys engraved by John Sturt, from Defins of the Greateft Mafters'
And also bound with 'Six Maps for the Bible sold only by Richard Ware...' - Six huge double page maps of the Mediterranean, the Promised Land, the Temple, the Holy Land, Canaan in time of Christ and Paul's travels.
ALL titles (2 x General/Old Testament title and New Testament) are present. Rare Edition. Re-bound in beautiful calf leather English style binding, amazing gilt ruled spine with 6 raised bands & text 'Holy Bible'. William Gibbes name if printed in faded latter on the covers.
Manuscript provenance of James Lavers' family in the back.
Overall VERY GOOD  condition: Antiquarian quality restored binding (superb), restored spine. Clean pages (some occasional typical foxing) and overall an amazing quality. Clean maps with a few tattered edges (see pictures). Complete in EVERY aspect.
A beautiful extra large Bible with maps and illustrations
 
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