BIBLE, 1639, in English, Authorised version The Holy Bible: Containing the Old Testament and the New, fine binding, 1639[-1613]
Lot 243
BIBLE, 1639, in English, Authorised version. The Holy Bible: Containing the Old Testament and the New, fine binding, 1639[-1613]
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,565) inc. premium
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BIBLE, in English, Authorised version
The Holy Bible: Containing the Old Testament and the New, mixed edition, general and New Testament titles within wide woodcut borders (NT dated 1614, both titles with piece torn away), ruled in red, 16 hand-coloured engraved plates (numbered 1-2 and 4-17) in Old Testament, 4 hand-coloured plates depicting the Evangelists in NT (all laid down), bound with Book of Psalmes (1616), shaved touching side-notes, bookplate of Albert L. Cotton, late seventeenth century dark green morocco gilt, silver cornerpieces, mounts and clasps, oval silver centrepiece on each cover, one engraved 'William Heafford', the other 'Joseph Hefford. 1700', g.e. resulting in some leaves adhering to each other at fore-margin, loss to headband [STC 2337, 2235; Herbert 541, 333], 8vo, Robert Barker, and the Assignes of John Bill 1639, sold as a binding
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