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GOD
THE HOLY BIBLE CONTAINING THE OLD TESTAMENT AND THE NEW:
LONDON: BIIL, BARKER,NECOMB AND HILLS, 1678. PRESENTING FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION EXQUISITE GENUINE 341 YEAR OLD*KING JAMES BIBLE* PRINTED BY JOHN BILL, CHRISTOPHER BARKER, THOMAS NEWCOMB, AND HENRY HILLS PRINTERS TO HIS ROYAL MAJESTY AT LONDON IN 1678 ! 53 LINES OF ROMAN TYPE TO THE FULL PAGE, LARGE QUARTO, MEASURES 10"x 7 1/2"x 2 3/4" 100% COMPLETE & **WONDERFULLY RULED IN RED ! **THIS BIBLE HAS BEEN SKILLFULLY DECORATED BY AN ANCIENT SCRIBE. THIS WAS A VERY TEDIOUS AND LABOR INTENSIVE PROCESS THAT WAS COMPLETED WITH A RULER, A QUILL AND A POT OF RED INK ! THIS DETAIL ADDED SIGNIFICANTLY TO THE COST OF A BIBLE AND WAS RESERVED FOR THE VERY WEALTHY INDICATING ROYAL OR NOBLE OWNERSHIP!INCLUDING 4 TITLES :FRONTISPIECE AND GENERAL TITLE - 1678NEW TESTAMENT TITLE- 1678FRONTISPIECE AND BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER- 1678WHOLE BOOK OF PSALMS- 1678HERBERT # 738, D & M # 582REMARKABLY CLEAN AND CRISP INTERNALLY- APPROACHING NEAR FINE CONDITION !COLLATION AND CONDITION:GENERAL TITLE PAGE ENGRAVING, 1 page by F.H. Van Howe, sculpt., A beautiful full page engraving featuring a towering rotunda with several floral urns, the royal arms, Corinthian columns and a hanging banner inscribed - THE HOLY BIBLE CONTAINING THE OLD TESTAMENT AND THE NEW: NEWLY TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL TONGUES, AND WITH THE FORMER TRANSLATIONS DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED. BY HIS MAJESTIES SPECIAL COMMAND AND APPOINTED TO BE READ IN CHURCHES. LONDON. PRINTED BY JOHN BILL, CHRISTOPHER BARKER, THOMAS NEWCOMB AND HENRY HILLS, HIS MAJESTIES PRINTERS. CUM PRIVILEGIO. MDCLXXVIII (1678). Provided in a very well executed … [Click Below for Full Description]
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