KING JAMES BIBLE PRINTED BY. 17 3/4 " x 12" x 4 1/2 THICK OVERALL. KING JAMES 1 of ENGLAND. CONTAINS THE OLD TESTAMENT (1660), APOCRYPHA AND THE NEW TESTAMENT (1659).PROFESSIONALLY REBOUND, RESTORED AND CONSERVED. 1 page, ornate full page engraving of the royal coat of arms by W. Hollar, inscribed Diev Et Mon Droit, in fine facsimile, recto blank, Just Beautiful! 1 page, amazing architectural full page engraving designed by Diepenbeck and engraved by Lombart, in fine facsimile, features King Solomon on his throne flanked by a dozen lions, minor loss to lower corner, mounted, verso blank, Outstanding! 2 pages, features a beautiful historiated woodcut initial, some minor soiling and staining, two repaired worm traces affecting a few letters, lower corner and edge reinforced, Very Nice! THE TRANSLATORS TO THE READER. 13 pages, features a beautiful floriated woodcut initial, no loose, missing, torn or ripped pages, paper is clean, bright, crisp and supple, strong corners, straight edges and clean gutters, wide un-trimmed margins all around, minor soiling and staining, two repaired worm traces affecting a few letters, first two leaves with lower corners and edges reinforced, Historic!
1 page, The names and order of all the books of the old and new teftament, with the number of their chapters, one repaired worm trace affecting 3 letters, Very good! Paginated 1- 1103, beautiful historiated and floriated woodcut initials introducing each book, no loose, missing, torn or ripped pages, paper is clean, bright, crisp and supple, strong corners, straight edges and clean gutters, wide untrimmed margins all around, infrequent, minor soiling and staining only, pages 1 to 28 with minor worm trace to lower blank margins, leaves 461/2 and 463/4 provided in facsimile, leaf 425/6 torn corner now repaired in facsimile restoring a few a letters, leaf 427/8 torn corner now repaired in facsimile restoring 6 verses, leaf 861/862 torn corner now repaired in manuscript restoring a verse, leaf 863/4 torn corner now repaired in facsimile restoring 4 verses, pics of the repairs are in the end of the album, Just Beautiful!Paginated 1- 258 , features floriated woodcut initials, Cambridge woodcut Alma Mater Cantabrigia on final leaf, no loose, missing, torn or ripped pages, paper is clean, bright, crisp and supple, strong corners, straight edges and clean gutters, wide un-trimmed margins all around, virtually free of soiling, No staining, Leaf 165/166 repaired lower corner with loss to a verse, Just Wonderful! 1 page, features Cambridge woodcut Alma Mater Cantabrigia, dated 1659, closed tear at bottom, verso blank , Beautiful! Paginated 1-338 , features floriated woodcut initials, colophon dated 1659 on Finis leaf, no loose, missing, torn or ripped pages, paper is clean, bright, crisp and supple, straight edges and clean gutters, wide un-trimmed margins all around, some minor soiling and closed tears in blank footer margins, now stabilized worm traces to blank footer margins from page 109 through 243, some repaired lower corners with loss to a few letters, leaf 23/24 with repaired corner with loss to a verse, leaf 105/106 with repaired corner restoring the text in facsimile to a couple of verses, leaf 271/272 with repaired lower quarter page restoring the text in facsimile to seven verses, leaf 287/288 repaired loss to ¾ of the page restoring the text in facsimile, Leaves 303/304, 305/306 and 337/338 (final leaf of Revelation) supplied in facsimile. A WORD FROM THE CONSERVATOR.
This Bible has been professionally rebound and restored. A page by page comprehensive paper conservation was completed 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. This ancient 17th century treasure is NOT a replica, reproduction, facsimile, 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! ANOTHER QUALITY ANTIQUARIAN BIBLE FROM. ANCIENT WORDS EVER TRUE RARE BIBLES. YOUR SOURCE FOR FINELY RESTORED AND ORIGINAL ENGLISH BIBLES FROM THE 14TH THROUGH THE 19TH CENTURIES SINCE 2002. BE SURE TO VISIT OUR STORE FOR MORE! The item "1659/60 KING JAMES ELEPHANT FOLIO ANTIQUE RARE LEATHER DISPLAY FAMILY HOLY BIBLE" is in sale since Monday, October 09, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "tassbunch" and is located in Jefferson City, Tennessee.
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