The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments. Translated out of the Original Tongues: and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, by His Majesty's Special Command. Appointed to be Read in Churches. BIBLE.
The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments. Translated out of the Original Tongues: and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, by His Majesty's Special Command. Appointed to be Read in Churches.

The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments. Translated out of the Original Tongues: and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, by His Majesty's Special Command. Appointed to be Read in Churches.

Oxford: Printed at the University Press, no date [circa 1900]. [Bible] FINELY BOUND, Stereotyped from the 1839 edition. Octavo (19 x 12cm), pp.[8] 762 [4]. Very small print over two columns. Contemporary burgundy full morocco, with raised bands, and heavy gilt decoration over bevelled boards and spine. Complete with a decorative metal clasp, but no external titles. All edges gilt, with decorative endpapers over matching red doublure. With an MS. letter in black ink loose to preliminaries, explaining the provenance of the book, dated 1906. Armorial bookplate of the letter-writer, John Ribton Garstin, to front pastedown. Just a touch of wear to binding; a lovely crisp, clean copy. Near fine. Item #60742

Price: £295.00

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