KING JAMES BIBLE PRINTED BY ROBERT BARKER, PRINTER TO THE KINGS MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY. OF JOHN BILL AT LONDON.
BEAUTIFUL OLD ENGLISH BLACKLETTER TYPE FONT. A LUXURIOUS FINE FRANZ HOFFMAN GREEN LEATHER BINDING QUARTO EDITION MEASURES 9 1/2" x 7 1/2" x 3 thick overall. THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER TITLE PAGE. 1 page, printed by Robert Barker, printer to the Kings most excellent majesty; and by the assignes of John Bill, 1637, features a lovely fleur-de-lis border and an ornate woodcut, minor staining and soiling to blank margins, two inscriptions in an ancient hand with a quill, verso begins the text, Normally found missing, Rare!THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER. Unpaginated, signed A1- H6, printed in black letter old English type font, features the almanacke for 38 years, the calendar, proper lessons to be read, lessons proper for the holy dayes, the order for morning and evening prayer, the letany, the collects, the communion, public and private baptism, of matrimony, visitation and communion of the sick, burial of the dead, churching of women, child birth, the psalter and more, NO loose, torn or missing pages, paper is strong, supple and clean, excellent wide margins all around, 8 leaves with previously chipped edges that are now repaired and strengthened, minor marginal damp staining at the beginning fading at the end, virtually free of soiling. 1 page, printed by Robert Barker, printer to the Kings most excellent majesty and by the assignes of John Bill at London, 1634, Features a lovely heart shaped lozenge surrounded by the four evangelists, the dove and the lamb all bordered by the twelve apostles and the twelve tribes of Israel, a very clean, crisp and strong impression, verso is blank and clean, Excellent! 3 pages, features a beautiful fleuron headpiece woodcut and a large wood cut of the Royal arms and a beautiful floriated initial on the opening page, also a very ornate tailpiece woodcut on the final page, very clean and bright, verso of final leaf has an extensive family register in an ancient hand with a quill dated back to 1696, Very Good! THE TRANSLATORS TO THE READER. 9 pages, the forward, features an amazing floriated headpiece engraving and a large floriated initial on the opening page, beautiful cherubic tailpiece engraving on the final page, NO loose, torn or missing pages, paper is strong, supple and very clean, excellent wide margins all around, NO staining, virtually free of soiling, Very Good +! THE NAMES AND ORDER OF ALL THE BOOKES OF THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT. 1 page, the table of contents, very clean, Perfect! Printed in beautiful black letter (Old English) type font, features lovely floriated initials throughout, NO loose, torn or missing pages, paper is strong, supple and clean, excellent wide margins all around, very clean. Virtually free from damp staining and soiling, leaves 551/552 & 553/554 are supplied in facsimile on sympathetic cotton linen paper, Very Good +! Paginated 583-718, featuring ornate and beautiful fleuron headpiece engravings and a lovely floriated initials, printed in beautiful black letter (Old English) type font with floriated initials throughout, wonderful tailpiece engraving featuring fish on final page, NO loose, torn or missing pages, paper is strong, supple and clean, excellent wide margins all around, virtually free from damp staining, occasional minor soiling from use without offense, Just Wonderful!
1 page, The New Testament of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, imprinted at London by Robert Barker, printer to the Kings most excellent majesty and by the assignes of John Bill at London in 1636, Features a lovely heart shaped lozenge surrounded by the four evangelists, the dove and the lamb all bordered by the twelve apostles and the twelve tribes of Israel, a very clean, crisp and strong impression, verso is blank and clean, Excellent! Paginated 721- 904, printed in beautiful black letter (Old English) type font, features lovely floriated initials throughout, final page contains the colophon dated 1634 and an ornate historiated tailpiece engraving , NO loose, torn or missing pages, paper is strong, supple and clean, excellent wide margins all around, virtually free from damp staining, minor occasional. Soiling from use without offense. THE WHOLE BOOKE OF PSALMES COLLECTED INTO ENGLISH MEETER TITLE PAGE. 1 page, printed by A.For the Company of Stationers, London, 1637, wonderful fleur-de-lis border lines, strong, dark and vivid impression, paper is very clean and bright, Perfect! THE WHOLE BOOKE OS PSALMES COLLECT INTO ENGLISH MEETER. Unpaginated, signed A1-A6, then paginated 1-90 followed by 12 pages of prayers and tables, opening page is To the Reader with a beautiful historiated headpiece wood cut and a large floriated initial, final page with the colophon Imprinted at London for the Company of Stationers, 1637, NO loose, torn or missing pages, paper is strong, supple and clean, excellent wide margins all around, virtually free from soiling, page 75 to the end with some minor faint damp staining mostly to the blank header margins, rarely found complete to the end, Very Good!
A LOVELY EXAMPLE OF AN EARLY KING JAMES BIBLE PRINTED JUST 25 YEARS AFTER THE HISTORIC FIRST EDITION OF 1611! SO DON'T MISS OUT!This Bible was recently and wonderfully rebound and restored in beautiful dark green Franz Hoffman leather. Features four raised cords that creates a five compartmented spine with gold medallions and lettering "Holy Bible " and "1636". The front covers are also wonderfully decorated in the Cambridge style with gold lines and floral accents. New beautiful handmade marbled endpapers complete the restoration of this ancient treasure very nicely. Could be used as a daily reader with no condition concerns. An amazing rare King James Bible printed at London with plenty of shelf appeal sure to delight both the soul and the senses! A WORD FROM THE CONSERVATOR. This Bible has recently been professionally rebound and restored including a page by page comprehensive paper conservation leaving no condition concerns or further actions required. Many newer collectors often call into question the authenticity of our Bibles because of their outstanding , fine condition. As with any item of age, value is determined according to condition-condition-condition!
Each and every leaf is guaranteed authentic as intended by the original printer (except where noted). This ancient 17th century treasure is NOT a replica, reproduction, facsimilie, reprint or forgery. The fine art of hand bookbinding is alive and well in 2017. We strive hard to acquire only those Bibles which we would like to collect ourselves, perform any needed restoration work professionally to archival standards and present them to you free from concerns. There has been much discussion regarding the addition of this volume to our permanent collection!Antiquarian Bibles continue to increase in value-In fact, they have done so at about ten percent per year over the last ten years making them a sensible addition to any portfolio. A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN A TRUE MUSEUM PIECE!
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