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King James Bible New Testament
1660 Large Folio King James Bible 66 Engravings Red-Ruled
John Field, John Ogilby, 1660. The Holy Bible; The New Testament and the Apocrypha Truly astounding - possibly one of a kind - extra illustrated, large folio King James New Testament with Apocrypha. Bound in contemporary red morocco, Title in gilt on the spine, spine richly decorated in gilt, boards paneled in gilt. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers. All pages ruled in red. This edition of the Bible was originally printed in 1659 by John Field (Herbert 666), and much of the edition was bought by John Ogilby, who added several engravings (Herbert 668). For selected volumes he further added a large number of engravings bought from Nicolaes Visscher of Amsterdam, and the most expensive of these were ruled in red and bound in red morocco. This volume contains the whole of the New Testament, and the Apocrypha. It is illustrated with an engraved sectional title page for the New Testament, and 66 further huge double page engravings. The number of engravings varies in this edition from set to set, but for the second volume, 66 plates is much more than usual. The boards have some marks and wear, and bumped corners. The spine has some surface cracking, and small losses to the leather at the top and bottom raised bands. The binding is tight. The gilt edges are somewhat worn, but the gilt on the boards and spine is bright. There is one owner name on the first blank page, dated 1779, and the marbled endpapers are rather worn. Many of the plates have closed tears which have been nicely repaired with tissue, and there are some other short closed tears here and there. One plate only has a … [Click Below for Full Description]
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