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2020-12-27 12:11:09
Vintage Oxford Text Bible, Rare Pin Seal Morocco, Leather Lined, KJV, Boxed
London: Oxford University Press, 1958. Very rare edition, THE HOLY BIBLE, Containing the Old and New Testaments. Translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised by His Majesty's Special Command. Authorised King James Version. Printed at the Oxford University Press, London. Vivian Ridler is named as the University Printer, he was in this position between 1958-1978. No other indication of print year present. Bound in exceptionally rare Pin Seal Morocco. A goatskin leather that has been worked to very closely resemble Seal Skin Leather. Along with the leather lining, semi-yapp edges, this binding is fantastically flexible. This binding is no longer produced, vintage editions are incredibly rare. Ruby Type text printed on Oxford India Paper. The book measures 10cm x 15cm, fits nicely in the hands and is a good portable size. Please look at all the photos for the best understanding of the condition and contents. The book is in good readable condition for a vintage edition. However there are some signs of age, use and wear. The leather cover is in very good condition with no wear, however there are noticeable surface indents/scratches, hard to pick up on camera but when held at a right angle they are visible. The contents are in good condition, no previous owner notes or inscriptions. Clean and clear text, Overall contents binding appears strong, tight and complete. The thin India paper is notoriously known for easily creasing, as a result there is page creasing and corner folds throughout from use. Gold gilded page edges a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: bridgesbookshop [Shrewsbury, United Kingdom]
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