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1671 HOLY BIBLE / CONTEMPORARY FORE EDGE PAINTING / 185 PLATES / STUNNING !!!!
1671. Please Kindly Read Full Description Below. *** See My Other Listings This Week ! ** HERE OFFERED FOR SALE : An ABSOLUTELY STUNNING ORIGINAL 1671/1669 KING JAMES BIBLE !!! BOUND in RECENT DARK FULL CALF LEATHER WITH DEEP BLIND PATTERN To BOARD BORDERS, an ORNATELY GILT SPINE with LEATHER TITLE LABEL. [SUPERB WORK by STEPHEN HOLLIDAY - BOOK RESTORATION - NORTHAMPTON] PAGE EDGES DEPICT a TRULY STUNNING CONTEMPORARY FORE-EDGE PAINTING !!! Displaying numerous pastel coloured floral designs with a central heart with Bible quote." Most likely commissioned as a wedding gift. Ownership inscription to f.f.e.p. "Meredith Davies." HOLY BIBLE (OT & Apocrypha & NT.) COMPLETE. ADDITIONAL 1671 DATED TITLE PAGE "HISTORY of THE BIBLE in CUTTS." 185 STUNNING ENGRAVED WOODCUTS of BIBLE SCENES & CHARLES II's HISTORY. Leaves very good and crisp with generally light age toning. All text bearing leaves and plates nicely ruled in red throughout. Roman text throughout with outer marginal Bible text references. Minor old stain affects small top centre margin area as seen. Couple of plates have minor lower corner losses. BIBLE printed by John Bill & Christopher Barker. London. 1671 / 1669. PSALMS by T.R. for Companie of Stationers. 1669. Complete. With index to verso of title page. Size : 7" x 5" x 2 1/4" (Octavo.) Weight is 2kg when carefully packed. UK is £9.50 by Royal Mail Special Next Day Delivery. US etc is £39.99 by FULLY TRACKED & INSURED 5 DAY AIRMAIL. OTHERS / OTHER RATES & SPEEDS PLEASE ASK. PLEASE NOTE THAT I NO LONGER SHIP to FORMER USSR, AFRICA or CHINA. &am … [Click Below for Full Description]
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