KING JAMES BIBLE PRINTED BY. 9 " x 7" x 2 THICK OVERALL. WONDERFULLY BOUND IN A 19TH CENTURY FULL LEATHER BINDING! A MIXED EDITION WITH THE NEW TESTAMENT AS. WITH THE PRINTING ERROR AS FOUND AT EPHESIANS 2:13.A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF A ENGLISH RESTORATION PERIOD BIBLE WITH AMAZING PROVENANCE! Bookplate of Daniel Wilson, Gift inscription to Charles Simeon, General Title Page (1683), King James Dedication, Table of Contents, The Old Testament [B1-Ppp4]. New Testament Title Page (1673), The New Testament [A1-T4]. This Bible features beautiful historiated initials at the start of each book. Paper this Bible is printed on is bright clean, crisp and supple, virtually no damp staining, minor usual soiling from use. No torn loose or missing pages, clean gutters, straight edges and strong corners, mild foxing throughout. THIS BIBLE IS WONDERFULLY BOUND IN 19TH CENTURY FULL DARK BROWN LEATHER. THE COVERS ARE ORNATELY BLIND STAMPED IN A PICTURE FRAME DESIGN. THE TOP OF THE FRONT COVER OUTER HINGE IS SPLIT DOWN TO THE MIDDLE OF THE SECOND COMPARTMENT AND IS STILL HOLDING FIRM REGARDLESS. THE SPINE FEATURES 5 RAISED CORDS CREATING SIX COMPARTMENTS THAT ARE NICELY BLIND STAMPED WITH SCROLL AND FLORAL ELEMENTS. THE TITLE "HOLY BIBLE" AND DATE "HAYES 1683" ARE WONDERFULLY STAMPED IN GOLD. THE TEXT BLOCK FOREDGES ARE GOLD GILT AND REMAIN BRILLIANTLY VIBRANT. WELL EXECUTED HANDMADE MARBLED END PAPERS FINISH THE BINDING PERFECTLY. A WORD FROM THE CONSERVATOR. This Bible has undergone 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. 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 2018. 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 "1673 / 1683 KING JAMES HOLY BIBLE COMPLETE ANTIQUE RARE FINE LEATHER BINDING VGC" is in sale since Wednesday, April 18, 2018. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "tassbunch" and is located in Jefferson City, Tennessee.
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