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THE HOLY BIBLE, Containing the Old and New - BIBLE. PHOTOGRAPHS BY FRANCIS FRITH - 1861. 
London, Eyre & Spottiswood, 1861. Both title pages dated 1861. Thick 4to, approximately 275 x 200 mm, 11 x 8 inches, pages in double column, 20 mounted albumen photographs by Francis Frith, image size approximately 6¼ x 8½, each with printed title and photographer's credit on mount and tissue guards, chromolithograph half - title with small oval photograph and frontispiece, both heightened in gilt, chromolithograph family register page with old ink entries, bound in publisher's morocco, gilt lettering to spine, gilt clasp, blind decoration to covers, marbled endpapers. Rebacked using original spine, binding rubbed and scuffed, shelf wear to edges, half - title and frontispiece have repairs and stains to margins, 2 pages at the end have dusty margins with neat repairs, occasional small closed tear to margins, tissue guards age - browned and slightly foxed, margins of mounts stained and age - browned, some of the images may be slightly faded, we can email you the 20 photographs by Frith on request. See Helmut Gernsheim, Incunabula of British Photographic Literature 1839 - 1875, page 36, listed is an undated edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
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