February 2022 Catalogue

“The Bible Of The Heart”: Handsomely Bound 1775 Cambridge Edition Of The King James Bible, With A Book Of Common Prayer, In Stunning Matching Contemporary Morocco-Gilt 6. (BIBLE) The Holy Bible. WITH: The Book of Common Prayer. Cambridge, 1775, 1781. Two volumes. Quarto (Bible) and octavo (Common Prayer), contemporary full blue-green morocco gilt. $9500. Click for more info Handsomely bound 1775 Cambridge edition of the magisterial King James Bible—“the most celebrated book in the English-speaking world” (Campbell, 1), together with a 1781 Book of Common Prayer, magnificently bound in matching contemporary full morocco-gilt. “Other translations may engage the mind, but the King James Version is the Bible of the heart” (Campbell, 275). With a Book of Common Prayer in a matching binding dated 1781, which is bound with a metrical psalter and A Companion to the Altar. Includes Apocrypha. Separate New Testament title page dated 1776. Darlow & Moule 920. Griffiths 1781:1. Bible with early owner inscriptions, contemporary signature on title page. Just a bit of faint marginal dampstaining to text, binding in exceptional condition. February 2022 – 8 – Bauman Rare Books