The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testament, with the Apocrypha; explained with Short, Apt, and Instructive Notes, in a Method entirely different from all Modern Publications of the Sacred Book: and Cleared from that Variety of Opinions and Conjectures, many of which have no Support in the Scriptures; have been collected without Judgement; and serve more to disturb and confound, than to instruct, edify, and confirm the Reader in the Faith and Practice of a Christian. BIBLE, Samuel WALE, Benjamin, COLE, illustrators, Rev. J. BENTINCK.

The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testament, with the Apocrypha; explained with Short, Apt, and Instructive Notes, in a Method entirely different from all Modern Publications of the Sacred Book: and Cleared from that Variety of Opinions and Conjectures, many of which have no Support in the Scriptures; have been collected without Judgement; and serve more to disturb and confound, than to instruct, edify, and confirm the Reader in the Faith and Practice of a Christian.

London: W. Adlard and J. Browne, date misprinted [1770]. [Illustrated Bible] RARE IMPRINT. Folio, (42 x 28cm), unpaginated. Collation: A-13F2. Date misprinted as 2170 in Roman numerals. With a copper engraved frontispiece by Cole after Wale, as well as 33 further copper engraved plates by various artists. With an index and list of subscribers at rear. Recently re-backed with brown calf, using the original panelled calf boards. Raised bands, gilt titles to spine, and recent corner repairs. Some heavy spotting in places. Heavily trimmed along the bottom margin of preliminaries. a 5cm tear to Hh2. Two small holes to Nn2. Bottom corner of Oo2 torn away, not affecting text. A small hole to Rr. small hole to 7F2. Offsetting from a sheet of foil extending from 9D2 to 9G. Extensive lists relating to the Deykes and Gibson families in black ink to 10L2, a blank, and the blank recto of the frontispiece to the New Testament. Very small worm hole from 12R2 to end. An 8cm tear to 13A2. Some minor restoration to final leaf. Heavy wear to boards. A good copy restored to a robust, usable condition with the new spine. Item #53170

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