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1715 2 VOLUME OXFORD BIBLE FINE BINDING FINE ILLUSTRATIONS RED RULED COMPLETE
1715 2 VOLUME OXFORD BIBLE FINE BINDING FINE ILLUSTRATIONS RED RULED COMPLETE 1715 2 VOLUME OXFORD BIBLE FINE BINDING FINE ILLUSTRATIONS RED RULED COMPLETE Description 1715 2 VOLUME OXFORD BIBLE FINE BINDING FINE ILLUSTRATIONS RED RULED COMPLETE‚Äč Very interesting 2 volume Bible profusely illustrated with around 100 engravings which is both unusual and rare as Bibles of this period and before are rarely illustrated and printed in Oxford in 1715 This is one of the earliest Bibles which has dates in it starting at 4004 BC This Bible is often found as a single volume and not illustrated this is Herbert 935 which mentions a copy in the British Library is illustrated as this one is As it has so many engravings it was bound in 2 volumes,and both in fine binding though the 2nd volume has been rebacked but preserving the original red tooled leather gold boards and all pages have gold leaf All pages are further more red-ruled which suggest whoever this Bible was originally bound for must spent quite a bit of money to get such a nice copy It is complete though pagination is a little odd, I will explain why this is a good clean copy with spotting due to age and engravings are quite fine are browned and occasionally spotted The OT is in one volume starting with the General Tile 1 page preliminary followed by engraving of creation then the text I would like to include a lot more pics but with only 12 allowed this is the best I can do sorry With all the engravings this makes for quite a thick and heavy volume that weights in at almost 7lb The 2nd volume which is the one that has been reba … [Click Below for Full Description]
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