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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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“CONCEIVED HARMONIOUSLY AND MADE BEAUTIFULLY”

(NONESUCH PRESS) BIBLE. The Holy Bible. London, 1924-27. Five volumes.

Splendid private-press limited edition of the Bible, this copy one of only 75 unnumbered sets on Arnold unbleached rag paper and bound in vellum. A splendid production typeset by Nonesuch founder Francis Meynell, illustrated with five beautifully engraved title pages by Stephen Gooden, and handsomely printed by Frederick Hall at the Oxford University Press. $7500.

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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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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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THE BIBLE IN ARABIC, SCARCE 1811 QUARTO EDITION

(BIBLE IN ARABIC). The Holy Bible in the Arabic Language. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1811.

Early 19th-century quarto edition of the Bible in Arabic, printed for distribution by British evangelists in Africa and Asia, in attractive contemporary paneled calf. $2850.

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

BIBLE. National Comprehensive Family Bible. No place, circa 1895.

Illustrated late Victorian family Bible—the beloved King James text, augmented by comprehensive Bible study aids—with numerous color engraved plates, beautifully bound with metal clasps and catches. $2400.

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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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