1676 Exquisite and Scarce quarto illustrated and red-ruled King
James Bible with Apocrypha and Prayer Book
7" x 4.5"
PRISTINE and EXCELLENT and (daily) usable condition
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"
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).
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.
scarce bible, with an excellent collection of engravings.