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1602 BISHOPS BIBLE / FOLIO / EXCEPTIONAL !!!!
1600. William Cairns Books *** See My Other Listings This Week ! *** HERE OFFERED FOR SALE is a MOST IMPRESSIVE LAST FOLIO BISHOP'S BIBLE !!! (Old Testament & Apocrypha & New Testament.) STUNNING ORIGINAL PANELLED CALF BINDING !!! Shows some age texturing as seen. Recently skilfully sympathetically rebacked with edges neatly repaired. N.B. UNFORTUNATELY LACKS MAIN TITLE PAGE & FIRST PAGE of CALENDAR (A1 & A2) ALSO LACKS LAST LEAF of REVELATION. OTHERWISE COMPLETE and INTACT. TWO HANDSOME PICTORIAL TITLE PAGES PRESENT (Apocrypha and New Testament.) Thick leaves are very crisp indeed with only light toning and staining. Lovely Gothic style letter text. Beautiful pictorial head letters to Bible books. Double column format with side notes and border was soon copied to KJV Pulpit Bibles. Toning to last extant leaf of Revelation. Still 100% intact. Good, square text block, with expected age toning to edges. A MOST HANDSOME EXAMPLE notwithstanding defects noted above !!!! SIZE : 16 1/2" x 11" x 3 1/2" (Large Folio.) PUBLISHER : Robert Barker. London. WEIGHT : HEAVY 7.5kg WHEN VERY CAREFULLY PACKED. POSTAGE : UK is £27.50 by Royal Mail Special Next Day Delivery. WORLDWIDE SHIPPING is £59.99 by ECONOMY APPROX 5 DAY TRACKED AIRMAIL. PLEASE NOTE THAT I NO LONGER SHIP to FORMER USSR, AFRICA or CHINA. <div style="text-align:center">& … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: william_cairns_books [Lincoln, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom]
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