The Holy Bible, containing the old and New Testaments Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues, etc Thomas Baskett, 1755

Editorial: Thomas Baskett, Oxford University, 1755
Condición: Fair Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Leather; English language; No jacket; 4to - over 9.75" - 12" tall; a fair reading copy; ~published at Oxford by Thomas Baskett, printer to Oxford University and to the King (George II): comprises The Book of Common Prayer (Oxford, 1754); the Old and New Testaments (Oxford, 1755) separated by the Apocrypha, An Index to the Holy Bible, or an account of the most remarkable passages; Tables of Scripture-Measures, Weights and Coins, by Right Reverend Richard, Lord Bishop of Peterborough; A Brief Concordance by John Downame (printed for R Ware, at the Bible and Sun on Ludgate-hill, 1752); this combination not mentioned in Darlow & Moule (1903 edition); title page (and next page) of Book of Common Prayer is unattached and tatty, page containing Isaiah XIIâ₠“XV is separated and somewhat tatty but present; general condition of pages and binding is good considering age, there are some foxing and other marks but these are usually minor and many pages have no markings at all; Bibles in this period often sold unbound and the binding is not that of a professional bookseller - at least the outer binding is not, using thick leather, stitched at joins and held in place with chords, a remarkable piece of C18th artisan craftsmanship; there are 5 raised bands on spine, underneath the leather, which may indicate a previous professional binding, there is a tear to the leather at the top of the spine which can be easily restitched though it does allow you to see the binder's craft beneath; leather is scuffed and worn but this adds to the overall impression of a much-used and much-treasured volume; rear endpaper used by a Henry Flesher in 1763 to record family births from 1749-57, including Ann Flesher, who Married into the Marriner woollen mill dynasty in Keighley and who was the grandmother of William Lister-Marriner, from whose descendant this book came into the seller's hands, there is a lot of biographical information available about this family; more detailed photographs of the book and its contents available on request. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. N° de ref. de la librería 60004vin001

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Título: The Holy Bible, containing the old and New ...

Editorial: Thomas Baskett, Oxford University

Año de publicación: 1755

Encuadernación: Leather

Condición del libro:Fair

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