[DOVES PRESS.] Bible in English. 5 vols.
Lot 3067
[DOVES PRESS.]
Sold for US$ 13,200 inc. premium
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Lot Details
[DOVES PRESS.]
A FINE COPY OF THE DOVES PRESS BIBLE.
The English Bible, Containing the Old & The New Translated out of The Original Tongues by Special Command of His Majesty King James The First And Now Reprinted with The Text Revised by A Collation of Its Early And Other Principal Editions and Edited by The Late Rev. F.H. Scrivener M.A. LL.D. for The Syndics of The University Press Cambridge. Hammersmith: The Doves Press, 1903-05. 5 volumes. Woodcut initials in red. Original full vellum, spines lettered in gilt, custom cloth fall-down-back box for each volume. Several instances of faint spots, generally internally clean, vellum with light wear, else a fine copy.

Limited edition, one of 500 copies of Cobden-Sanderson’s masterpiece of spare elegance, considered one of the finest examples of 20th century fine presswork.
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