- First Oxford Folio KJV
- Beautifully ruled in red ink
- Royal Folio size Leaves on Cotton Linen Paper
- 18 ” x 11 1/2″
- Great Gift Idea
- Perfect for Framing
- Certificate of Authenticity Included
- Very Good to Near Fine Antiquarian Condition
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1680 OXFORD FIRST FOLIO KING JAMES BIBLE BOOK OF ECCLESIASTES SCRIPTURE LEAVES.
EXQUISITE GENUINE 340 YEAR OLD LATE ENGLISH RESTORATION PERIOD KING JAMES BIBLE NEW TESTAMENT TITLE PAGE. PRINTED BY OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS AT THE SHELDONIAN THEATER IN OXFORD 1680. OXFORD FIRST FOLIO EDITION. A HUGE ROYAL FOLIO LEAF- MEASURES 18″ x 11 1/2 “. HERBERT # 756. WONDERFULLY RULED IN RED. THIS LEAF HAS BEEN SKILLFULLY DECORATED BY AN ANCIENT SCRIBE. THIS WAS A VERY TEDIOUS AND LABOR INTENSIVE PROCESS THAT WAS COMPLETED WITH A RULER, A QUILL AND A POT OF RED INK. THIS DETAIL ADDED SIGNIFICANTLY TO THE COST OF A BIBLE AND WAS RESERVED FOR THE VERY WEALTHY INDICATING ROYAL OR NOBLE OWNERSHIP.
A handsome leaf printed in large Roman type. Makes an easily read display piece when framed. The perfect gift idea for that hard to buy for someone special. A certificate of authenticity is included. The pictured general title page engraving and colophon are shown for date authenticity only and are not included. WE HAVE MANY MANY LEAVES AVAILABLE- IF YOU ARE SEEKING A FAVORITE PASSAGE, PLEASE ASK. WE PROBABLY HAVE IT.
Herbert reference #756, Condition: Very Good to Near Fine
|Dimensions||20 × 16 × 1 in|