1813 Brown’s Self Interpreting Bible- An Illustrated King James Version

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  • Pre-Victorian Era
  • Massive Elephant Folio Edition 
  •  Extra Blind Stamped Sheepskin Leather Binding
  • Marbled End Sheets
  • 3 Title Pages
  • 40 Engravings
  • Good Condition +

1 in stock

Description

Rev. John Brown of Haddington (1722-1787)

1813 Brown’s Self Interpreting Bible

 PRESENTING FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION EXQUISITE GENUINE 210 YEAR OLD *KING JAMES BIBLE*THE SELF-INTERPRETING BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS, WITH REFERENCES AND ILLUSTRATIONS; AN EXACT SUMMARY OF THE SEVERAL BOOKS; A PARAPHRASE OF THE MOST OBSCURE PARTS; AN ANALYSIS OF THE CONTENTS OF EACH CHAPTER, TO WITH ARE ANNEXED AN EXTENSIVE INTRODUCTION, EXPLANATORY NOTES EVANGELICAL REFLECTIONS, & c. BY THE LATE REV. JOHN BROWN, MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL AT HADDINGTON. EMBELLISHED WITH FORTY BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVINGS. BUNGAY: PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY BRIGHTLY AND CHILDS. 1813.  A MASSIVE ILLUSTRATED ELEPHANT FOLIO.

***FEATURING ***

A BEAUTIFUL NEW EXTRA FINE SHEEPSKING LEATHER BINDING WITH HANDMADE MARBLED ENDPAPERS. MEASURES 17″ x 11 1/2 ” x 4″ THICK OVERALL & WEIGHS  OVER 17 POUNDS. UNRECORDED IN HERBERT . A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF A PRE-VICTORIAN ERA ENGLISH KING JAMES BIBLE.

COLLATION

FRONTISPIECE ENGRAVING OF ST. PETER [1], GENERAL TITLE PAGE DATED 1813 [1], TO THE READER (2pp), INTRODUCTION (53pp), TABLE OF CONTENTS [1], THE OLD TESTAMENT [A-10N4], APOCRYPHA TITLE PAGE [1], THE APOCRYPHA [B-Ss], NEW TESTAMENT TITLE PAGEDATED 1813 [1], THE NEW TESTAMENT [10o- 14F2], A COLLECTION OF SIMILES CONTAINED IN THE SCRIPTURES (5pp), A TABLE OF SCRIPTURE MEASURES [1].

CONDITION

First three leaves slightly wrinkled, a few pages in the gospels and some of the leaves containing engravings are tanned and spotted, final leaf is a bit wrinkled. This example is in remarkably clean and crisp condition. The pages are bright with only negligible soiling and staining.

A WONDERFUL EXAMPLE OF BROWN’S BIBLE WITH TONS OF SHELF APPEAL THAT WILL SURELY DELIGHT BOTH THE SENSES AND THE SOUL

A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN A TRUE MUSEUM PIECE

 

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Weight 320 oz
Dimensions 21 × 15 × 7 in

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