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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 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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SPLENDID 18TH-CENTURY BIBLE AND BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, WITH 51 FINELY ENGRAVED PLATES

BIBLE. The Holy Bible (King James Version). Oxford, 1755. Mid-18th century editions of the King James Bible and the Book of Common Prayer, extra-illustrated with engraved frontispieces and additional title pages, six engraved folding maps and plans and 51 finely engraved plates, elegantly bound together in full contemporary morocco-gilt. $7200.

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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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BEAUTIFUL THREE-VOLUME 1795 BIBLE, WITH LOVELY ENGRAVED PLATES AFTER THE OLD MASTERS

BIBLE. The Holy Bible Ornamented with Engravings. London, 1795. Three volumes.

First edition of James Fittler’s "Cabinet Bible," beautifully illustrated with engraved calligraphic title pages and 64 engraved plates after Durer, Rembrandt, Rubens, Vandyck, Correggio, Poussin, and other Old Masters, beautifully bound in full contemporary morocco-gilt. $4200.

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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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HANDSOMELY BOUND PICTORIAL BIBLE, WITH HUNDREDS OF WOODCUT AND STEEL-ENGRAVED ILLUSTRATIONS

BIBLE. The Pictorial Bible. London, 1855-56. Four volumes.

Generously illustrated Bible in four volumes, a notable Victorian attempt to interpret the Scriptures in their original, ancient Near Eastern contexts, featuring nine steel-engraved illustrations, five maps (three double-page or folding), and more than 800 in-text wood-engraved illustrations after numerous notable artists, most half-page or larger, bound in handsome contemporary morocco-gilt by J. Kelly. $3200.

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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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"AN EDITION OF THE SACRED VOLUME SUFFICIENTLY HIGH IN THE STYLE OF ITS EMBELLISHMENTS"

BIBLE. The Imperial Family Bible. London, 1858.

Early edition of this impressive, illustrated King James Bible, with engraved vignette title pages for the Old and New Testaments and 72 folio plates, most of which depict dramatic moments in Scripture after renowned paintings by Old Masters. Beautifully bound in full morocco-gilt by G. Haggis of London. $2500.

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HANDSOMELY BOUND ILLUSTRATED FAMILY KING JAMES BIBLE, CIRCA 1895, WITH METAL CLASPS AND CATCHES

BIBLE. The National Comprehensive Family Bible. London, circa 1895.

Illustrated late Victorian family Bible—the beloved King James text, augmented by comprehensive Bible study aids—with numerous plates, several printed in color, many from Doré's excellent suite of Bible illustrations, beautifully bound with metal cornerpieces and clasps. $2400.

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"AS FAMILIAR IN PRESBYTERIAN HOUSEHOLDS AS PILGRIM’S PROGRESS"

BIBLE. Brown's Self-Interpreting Family Bible. Edinburgh, circa 1875.

Illustrated late Victorian family Bible—the beloved King James text, augmented by John Brown of Haddington's comprehensive Bible study aids, with color-printed title page and 20 illustrations printed in color, handsomely bound, with brass furniture. $2200.

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"AS FAMILIAR IN PRESBYTERIAN HOUSEHOLDS AS PILGRIM’S PROGRESS"

BIBLE. Brown's Self-Interpreting Family Bible. Walsall, circa 1890.

Illustrated late Victorian family Bible—the beloved King James text, augmented by John Brown of Haddington's comprehensive Bible study aids, with color-printed title page and 26 illustrations printed in color, handsomely bound, with brass furniture. $2200.

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LATE 19 TH-CENTURY AMERICAN FAMILY BIBLE, ILLUSTRATED WITH NUMEROUS PLATES AND WOODCUTS

BIBLE. Holy Bible. Philadelphia, 1875. Large late 19th-century American family Bible, the beloved King James text, augmented by comprehensive Bible study aids and illustrated with over a dozen plates and numerous in-text woodcuts in the prefatory matter. $2000.

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"AS FAMILIAR IN PRESBYTERIAN HOUSEHOLDS AS PILGRIM’S PROGRESS"

BIBLE. The Self-Interpreting Family Bible. London, circa 1875.

Illustrated late Victorian family Bible—the beloved King James text, augmented by John Brown of Haddington’s comprehensive Bible study aids—with six maps and 34 engraved illustrations, including eight by John Martin, handsomely bound. $1500.

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RICHLY ILLUSTRATED WITH DESIGNS AFTER THE ITALIAN MASTERS

BIBLE—NEW TESTAMENT. The New Testament. London, 1865.

First trade edition of this richly illustrated edition of the New Testament, with 60 full-page wood-engravings after the paintings of Italian masters such as Fra Angelico, Raphael and Titian, each page ornamented with lovely elaborate wood-engraved borders, initials, tailpieces, and medallions by Henry Shaw, handsomely bound in original full morocco-gilt by Riviere. $1100.

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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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