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“THE BISHOPS’ BIBLE,” 1575 FIRST SMALL FOLIO EDITION

(BIBLE). The Holy Byble. London, 1575.

Sixth edition (first small folio edition) of the “Bishops’ Bible”—the Anglican translation commissioned to check the Geneva Bible’s influence and “considered one of the great achievements of the 16th century” (J. Paul Getty Museum, A Thousand Years of the Bible, 70)—with much woodcut ornamentation, complete in contemporary reverse paneled calf boards. $17,000.

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“A SPLENDID WORK… ORNAMENTED WITH FINE ENGRAVINGS”

(BIBLE). Holy Bible. London, 1800. Six volumes. Magnificently illustrated first edition of the Macklin Bible, handsomely bound by C. Kalthoeber of London in six massive volumes and illustrated with 70 splendid full-page copper-engraved plates after Artaud, Cosway, Fuseli, Reynolds, Stothard, Westall and other noted artists, and over 100 additional vignette head- and tailpieces. $15,000.

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“A LIBRARY OF DIVINITY”: HANDSOMELY BOUND FIRST EDITION OF D’OYLY AND MANT’S POPULAR ILLUSTRATED STUDY BIBLE, WITH 64 ENGRAVED PLATES AND COPIOUS ANGLICAN NOTES

BIBLE. Holy Bible. Oxford, 1817. Three volumes.

Second edition of D’Oyly and Mant’s “valuable annotated Bible” (DNB), featuring the venerable King James text accompanied by extensive notes from the Church of England’s “most eminent writers,” splendidly illustrated with 64 engraved plates—many after the paintings of old masters and including nine fine engraved maps, two folding—and handsomely bound in full straight-grain morocco-gilt. $8500.

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“VERY FAR FROM FAULTLESS”—YET VERY FINELY BOUND

BIBLE. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments. London, 1813. Two volumes.

Distinguished 1813 quarto edition of the magisterial King James Bible, beautifully bound as two volumes in contemporary full straight-grain morocco-gilt. $5500.

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“IF EVERYTHING ELSE IN OUR LANGUAGE SHOULD PERISH, IT WOULD ALONE SUFFICE…”

BIBLE. Holy Bible. Oxford, 1727, 1726. Impressive 1727 Oxford quarto edition of the magisterial King James Bible, handsomely bound together with a 1726 Book of Common Prayer and Sternhold and Hopkins’ psalter in contemporary gilt-decorated morocco. $4800.

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SUPERBLY BOUND AND ILLUSTRATED THREE-VOLUME FOLIO BIBLE, WITH 106 FINE COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS

(BIBLE) (RIDER, William, editor). Christian’s Family Bible. London, 1763-67. Three volumes. Splendid illustrated 18th-century three-volume folio edition of the Bible, the first to be edited and revised by Rev. William Rider, with 97 fine full-page engravings and nine engraved maps, very handsomely bound in period-style calf-gilt bindings. $4500.

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19TH-CENTURY ILLUSTRATED BIBLE IN WELSH, BEAUTIFULLY BOUND

BIBLE. Bibl yr Addoliad Teuluaidd [Bible in Welsh]. London and New York, circa 1880.

Victorian edition of the "Family Worship Bible" in Welsh, with engraved vignette title page, frontispiece, and 45 folio engraved illustrations, beautifully bound with brass furniture. $3500.

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WITH 24 VIBRANT FOLIO HAND-COLORED AQUATINT VIEWS

CLARKE, J.; AINSLIE, Robert. A Series of Twenty-Four Views Illustrative of the Holy Scriptures. London, circa 1817.

First edition of this selection of Middle Eastern views, with 24 elaborately hand-colored aquatint plates engraved by J. Clarke after drawings collected by Sir Robert Ainslie, in contemporary marbled boards. $2800.

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1839 EDITION OF HAWEIS’ COPIOUSLY ANNOTATED STUDY BIBLE, ILLUSTRATED WITH 14 ENGRAVED PLATES, HANDSOMELY BOUND

(BIBLE) HAWEIS, Thomas. Evangelical Expositor. Glasgow, 1839. Three volumes bound as two.

Later edition of Haweis’ extensive, evangelical commentary on Scripture, presented within the biblical text itself, illustrated with 14 engraved plates (including five maps), handsomely bound by Carss. $1100.

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