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1659/1660 KING JAMES HOLY BIBLE MASSIVE CAMBRIDGE ELEPHANT FOLIO,COMPLETE, VGC+
CAMBRIDGE: JOHN FIELD, 1659. VERY GOOD CONDITION +, 100% COMPLETE. SEE BELOW FOR COMPLETE COLLATION AND CONDITION REPORT. 89 ADDITIONAL PICS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE ASKING. PRESENTING FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION EXQUISITE GENUINE 359 YEAR OLD *KING JAMES BIBLE* PRINTED BY JOHN FIELD PRINTER TO THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE IN 1659 / 1660 ! A VERY EARLY EXAMPLE OF AN ENGLISH RESTORATION PERIOD KING JAMES BIBLE ! 49 LINES OF LARGE ROMAN TYPE TO THE FULL PAGE MASSIVE ELEPHANT FOLIO MEASURES 18" x 12" x 4 1/4" OVERALL and WEIGHS NEARLY 23 POUNDS ! 100% COMPLETE, VERY CLEAN & IN VERY GOOD + CONDITION PLEASE ASK FOR ADDITIONAL PICS ! HERBERT # 666 ************************************** COLLATION AND CONDITION GENERAL TITLE PAGE, 1 page, an amazing architectural full page engraving designed by Diepenbeck and engraved by Lombart, featuring King Solomon on his throne flanked by a dozen lions, King David playing his harp, Moses holding his tablets and Aaron with his incense. Upper and lower blank margins have been restored, verso contains a magnificent and extensive gift inscription dated 1665 in an ancient hand with a quill, Just Beautiful ! COMPLETE. FRONTISPIECE, 1 page, ornate engraving of the royal coat of arms by W. Hollar, inscribed "Diev Et Mon Droit",neatly window mounted, verso clean and blank, Historic !, COMPLETE. KING JAMES DEDICATION, 2 pages, features a beautiful historiated woodcut initial, moderate damp staining to lower third of pages, Nice! , COMPLETE. THE TRANSLATORS TO THE READER, 13 pages, features a beautiful floriated woodcut initial, no loose, missing, torn or ripped … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Ancient Words Ever True Rare Bibles (tassbunch) [Jefferson City, Tennessee, US]
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