BIBLE. The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament, and the New, 2 parts in one, FINE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY 'COTTAGE-ROOF' STYLE BINDING OF BLACK MOROCCO, 1661
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BIBLE. The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament, and the New, 2 parts in one, FINE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY 'COTTAGE-ROOF' STYLE BINDING OF BLACK MOROCCO, 1661
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BIBLE, in English, Authorised version
The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament, and the New, 2 parts in one, engraved title by William Vaughan, presentation slip tipped-in after title, armorial bookplate of Viscount Bateman (cut down), FINE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY 'COTTAGE-ROOF' STYLE BINDING OF BLACK MOROCCO, the sides tooled in gilt with ornate foliate borders incorporating small bird tools, central panels decorated with leaf and flower tools, the roofs surmounted by griffins, gilt panelled spine with further floral tools, g.e., silver clasps, cloth-lined solander box [Herbert 674; Wing B2265], 8vo, Cambridge, John Field, Printer to ye Universitie, 1661

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