King James – 1792 Hugh Gaine – ISAIAH 48-51

Second Servant Song


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ISAIAH 48:4-51:7. The second “servant song.” FIRST EDITION. King James Bible, printed in New York (USA) by Hugh Gaine. RARE. The first whole bible in 12 mo (6.5″ x 4″) after the 1789 Constitutional formation of the United States, and the first Bible printed in New York. References: Hills 40, Evans 24098. EXCELLENT condition. Included here is an engraving from a 1727 Bible, engraver unknown, depicting the crucifixion of Jesus, in fulfillment of Isaiah 49 oracle of the Servant of the LORD. Leaf includes critically important verses for understanding the role of Israel’s Messiah-king. See esp. 48:17-19; 49:1-6, 15-16, 22-23. COA on premium “gold-leaf” paper w. signature and gold seal. Leaf, engraving, and COA set in a museum-quality Trifold Portfolio of black linen cloth and burgundy silk moire. Leaf and engraving each preserved in clear archival sleeves.