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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
Oxford: Pr. at the University Press by Samuel Collingwood & Co. 24mo. [528] ff.. 1831 A lovely gift Bible, presented in the 19th century to one James Henry Newman by five members of his immediate family. Binding: Contemporary embossed rich cordovan-colored morocco cathedral binding featuring inter alii the Holy Ghost (in Pentacostal dove–form), the Agnus Dei, and stained/leaded glass "windows" both pointed and rosette. Spine additionally with gilt-stamped title; turn-ins with blind-roll design. All edges brightly gilt. Binding as above, in beautiful condition. First front fly-leaf with early inked familial gift inscription (including an explanation of one brother's having opted out of the group present!); second front fly-leaf with inked dedicatory poem.
      [Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia]
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