1766 KING JAMES HOLY BIBLE

1766 KING JAMES HOLY BIBLE

$875

1 in stock

  • Dark Brown Full Leather Sheepskin Binding
  • Biblical Chronological Index
  • Royal Quarto
  • Handmade Marbled End Sheets
  • Complete
  • Very Good Condition

1 in stock

Description

PRESENTING FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION-EXQUISITE GENUINE 250 YEAR OLD 

*KING JAMES BIBLE* PRINTED BY MARK AND ROBERT BASKETT 

PRINTERS TO THE KINGS MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY AT  LONDON IN 1766.  

* ROYAL QUARTO EDITION * MEASURES 10″ x 8 1/2″ x 3″ . HERBERT #1171 , D & M #871

65 LINES OF EASY TO READ ROMAN TYPE TO THE FULL PAGE  AND FEATURES THE LONG “S” CHARACTER THAT IS PRINTED AS “F”.

*A WONDERFUL EXAMPLE OF A MID 18TH CENTURY KING JAMES BIBLE* 

IN A BEAUTIFUL NEW BROWN SHEEPSKIN LEATHER BINDING WITH AMAZING HANDMADE MARBLED END PAPERS !

**FEATURING**

AN INDEX TO THE HOLY BIBLE,  or an account of the most remarkable passages in the books of the old and new testament pointing to the time when they happened; and to the places of Scripture wherein they are recorded. Features an index divided into the 7 ages of the world (dispensations) that counts time forward from Genesis 1: 1 as year one and ends with the exile of John to Patmos Island in year 4093. Biblical Historians generally agree that this took place in 90 A.D. It has been about 1900 years since this event and when added to the 4093 years that led up to this event= 6,020 years have passed to today showing the true age of the EARTH ! 

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COLLATION:

 General Title page (1766), King James Dedication, Table of Contents, The Old Testament [A3- Uu4], The Apocrypha [A-K8], The New Testament Title page (1763), The New Testament [A2-O4a], Index to the Holy Bible [A-D4], Tables [E1-E3] 

CONDITION:

 The cotton linen paper this Bible is printed on is  bright, clean and supple with some scattered minor staining and soiling as normal, no ripped or torn pages, excellent wide margins throughout, clean gutters, straight edges and strong corners, first 5 leaves with reinforced blank margins, lacks leaves A4 & A5 (Genesis 3:6-9:10), repaired tear out to Judith 8 in the Apocrypha resulting in loss of several words of text. Very good condition overall. 

*A WORD FROM THE CONSERVATOR*

We strive hard to acquire only those Bibles which we would like to collect ourselves, perform any needed restoration work professionally to archival standards and present them to you free from concerns. There has been much discussion regarding the addition of this volume to our permanent collection . A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN A TRUE MUSEUM PIECE!

 

Additional information

Weight 128 oz
Dimensions 16 × 12 × 6 in

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