RUTH 1:1-4:22 (whole Book). “Entreat me not to leave thee!” (1:16). Printed in London by Bill & Newcomb, MDCCIII (1703); on fine linen-rag. Ref: Herbert 872. Ruled-in-Red. Original F.H. van Hove ENGRAVING (1672) in SUPERIOR condition. 2 matching Ruth leaves (1:1-2:16 and 2:17-4:22) in nearly SUPERIOR condition; light smudge to margin of second leaf. COA on “Astroparche” premium paper. Portfolio No. 20 of 50 only from this Bible; there are no NT leaves. This Bible is triple rare: it includes the engravings (most did not), it is printed on linen-rag (rather than cotton-rag), and is ruled-in-red (most did not); each rarity increases the overall rarity of the Bible.