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ENGLISH BIBLE
The Holy Bible. The Old Testament ... (The New Testament) embellished with Engravings, from Pictures and Desings by the most eminent English Artists.
London, Thomas Bensley, 1800. Large folio (462x 370)mm. 6 volumes bound in 7. Contemporary English red morocco. First edition of Macklin's great illustrated bible. Like his contemporary John Boydell, Macklin's publishing enterprises entailed the commissioning of the most successful artist of the day, including Reynolds, Stothard, Hamilton and Fuseli. The Bible was his most ambitious and ultimately sumptuous undertaking. Very good copy in contemporary English red morocco.References: Herbert 1442<br /><br /><br />
Bookseller: Librería José Porrúa Turanzas [Spain]
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