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Holy Bible Folio Two Volume Set Fine Binding Leather Gustave Dore 1870 RARE book
1870. 2 Volume Set in original fine binding full calf with much gilt, heavy boards with mild scuffing, silk moire endpapers, AEG, very heavy, mild foxing although mostly clean and complete, excellent example, see pics. SCARCE 1870's Holy Bible Two Volume SET in a Beautiful Fine Binding Illustrated by Gustave Dore Old Testament, Apocrypha, and New Testament - 3 volumes in a Two Volume Set Large and Heavy Elephant Folio 38cm X 30cm, each volume is nearly 20 lbs! OCLC # 3067284 Provenance: contains marriage record for Thomas Nebberson Jones (1850 - 1919) and Mary A. Pegram dated 3 Feb 1876. Thomas N Jones was a wealthy plantation owner near Richmond, Virginia Title: The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments, according to the authorised version Author: Gustave Doré Publisher: London and New York : Cassell, Petter & Galpin O.T., Apocrypha and N.T. have separate t.p., are paged separately, and plates are listed separately. Signatures: [pi]⁴ A-5Q⁴--v. 1; [pi]² 5R-6I⁴ 6J² [chi]² b⁴ c² d-y⁴ [chi]⁴ [6K]-8A⁴ 8B²--v. 2 (O.T. and N.T. signed continuously.) Title pages printed in black and red. Description: 3 volumes in 2 (968 pages ; pages 969-1116, 188, 346 pages, [238] leaves of plates) : illustrations ; 39 cm v. 1. Old Testament. Genesis to Lamentations -- v. 2. Old Testament. Ezekiel to Malachi. Apocrypha. New Testament. One of the most magnificent of the Doré illustrated books. A huge testament to Doré s talent and a most impressive set in size and scope. These books are not commonly found in such condition due to the stress caused by the bulk of the text but this is a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: EastAve Rare Books (brett$c) [Bristol, Virginia, United States]
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