1676 Exquisite and Scarce quarto illustrated and red-ruled King James Bible with Apocrypha and Prayer Book - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1676 Exquisite and Scarce quarto illustrated and red-ruled King James Bible with Apocrypha and Prayer Book     
Size: QUARTO, 9.5" x 7" x 4.5"                             
Publisher: John Hayes, Cambridge
PRISTINE and  EXCELLENT and (daily) usable condition

Price: $3,975.00

    "The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament And The New. Newly translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the former Translations diligently Compared & Revised. By His Majesties Special Command. Appointed to be read in Churches. Cambridge, Printed by John Hayes, Printer to the Univerfitie 1676"
An exquisitely beautiful and very rare illustrated Bible in a RARE EXCELLENT condition and QUARTO sized (usually these illustrated Bibles are in the smaller octavo size) with full leather binding and gold decorations. All page edges gilt.
Bound with a complete 'Book of Common Prayer' (with title page, prelims/calendars, prayers and Psalter). Followed by the complete Old Testament (with ornament title page), Apocrypha and New Testament (with 2 titles, 1683).
 Illustrated with over 100 leaves of AMAZING, engravings, also including a set of portraits of the apostles. The Bible is EXTENSIVELY red-ruled (by hand) throughout - very attractive!
Complete in every aspect with a total of 4 title pages! This is an extensive volume printed on extra thick paper and is therefore close to 4.5" thick!
This large/thick quarto sized Bible is in a PRISTINE and  EXCELLENT and (daily) usable condition. Clean roman letter text throughout, with clean pages and paper. Inlaid title to BcP. No writings. Beautifully detailed illustrations - red ruled throughout.
A scarce bible, with an excellent collection of engravings.  
 
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