King James - 1675 - Bible

King James – 1675 – Bible




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1675 Bible. King James. Lavishly illustrated. Printed at Cambridge by John Hayes, 1675. Reference: Herbert 721. Complete in 3 Parts: (1) Book of Common Prayer, 1675. (2) Old Testament, 1675. (3) New Testament, 1675. All title pages intact. Gilt edges, though fading. With 178 full page copper plate engravings (not the usual 151-160) by F. H. van Hove, with title page “The History of the Old and New Testament in Cutts” d. 1671 (first ed); printed by Wm. R. for John Williams. Except as noted, the Bible is well preserved without apparent marks or smudges or soiling; newer repairs to a few closed tears. Older repairs to the first 4 pages of the BCP, and to the final page of the Book of Revelation, without loss of text. [From Acts 28 // Romans 1 to the end of Revelation, a major stain appears from about 15% down to about 5% on the outer margin and into the text (on an engraving at Acts 28 the stain is about 20%), though the text itself is still very readable.] Newer tight binding in 3/4 dark chocolate leather (darker than pics) and book cloth with end pages added. Comes in a white, archival clamshell box for protection and preservation. This Bible is a fine example of an early illustrated Bible from the Cambridge University Press. See pics. Compare to $4500.

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King James / 1675




9.4" x 7.2" x 2.5"