*KING JAMES BIBLE* PRINTED BY CHARLES BILL
& THOMAS NEWCOMB, PRINTERS TO THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT
MAJESTY AT LONDON IN 1676/1698/1700: “ …THAT SCRIPTURE IS
THE BEST INTERPRETER OF SCRIPTURE:- “ WONDERFULLY REBOUND IN
LUXURIOUS BURGUNDY VELVET
Book of Common Prayer Title page (1676), The Book of Common
Prayer [65 pages], The Psalter [46 pages], Prayers [12
pages], General Title Page (1700), Canne’s Preface [1 page],
Table of Contents [1 page], The Old Testament [A1-Eee2], New
Testament Title Page (1700), The New Testament [A1-Q4], The
Whole Book of Psalms Title Page (1698), The Whole Book of
Psalms Collected into English Metre [68 pages], Prayers [3
pages], Tables[2 pages].
This Bible features beautiful floriated initials at the
start of each book, The preface by John Canne on "THE
SCRIPTURE TO BE THE BEST INTERPRETER OF SCRIPTURE" and the
highly desirable additional Book of Psalms or the Psalter.
The cotton linen paper this Bible is printed on is bright
clean, crisp and supple, virtually no damp staining, minor
usual soiling from use, good margins throughout, no torn
loose or missing pages, clean gutters, straight edges and
strong corners, the first two leaves of the Book of Common
Prayer have the upper corners repaired resulting in loss to
several words of the text, final few leaves of the Whole
Book of Psalms with some minor and faint foxing, very good
condition overall & 100% COMPLETE as intended by the
printer- a perfect copy!
*A WORD FROM THE CONSERVATOR*
This Bible has undergone a page by page comprehensive paper
conservation leaving no condition concerns or further
actions required . Many newer collectors often call into
question the authenticity of our Bibles because of their
outstanding , fine condition. As with any item of age, value
is determined according to condition-condition-condition !
Each and every leaf is guaranteed authentic as intended by
the original printer .This ancient 17th century treasure is
NOT a replica, reproduction, facsimilie, reprint or forgery.