45
45
[Bible]
THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD TESTAMENT AND THE NEW: TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL TONGUES AND WITH THE FORMER TRANSLATIONS DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED. CAMBRIDGE: JOHN BASKERVILLE, 1763
Estimate
9,00012,000
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45
[Bible]
THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD TESTAMENT AND THE NEW: TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL TONGUES AND WITH THE FORMER TRANSLATIONS DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED. CAMBRIDGE: JOHN BASKERVILLE, 1763
Estimate
9,00012,000
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Details & Cataloguing

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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[Bible]
THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD TESTAMENT AND THE NEW: TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL TONGUES AND WITH THE FORMER TRANSLATIONS DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED. CAMBRIDGE: JOHN BASKERVILLE, 1763
folio, ONE OF 1,250 COPIES, third state (with list of subscribers ending with "York"), separate title page for New Testament, 22pp. index and tables at end, contemporary full red morocco richly gilt, oval centrepiece featuring a gilt vignette of Athena within a border decorated with leafy sprays, small floral cornerpieces, gilt Greek border, flat spine in six compartments elaborately gilt, one compartment titled in gilt, the others with vignette of stag within a decorative floral border, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, very small tear to lower edge of leaf *e2, very occasional light browning
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Provenance

Sir William Forbes; sale from the library at Fettercairn House, Sotheby's sale of English Literature and History, 13 December 2016, lot 43

Literature

Darlow and Moule 1146; ESTC T93106; Gaskell 26

Catalogue Note

A FINE COPY. On the preliminary blank there is a manuscript note listing the children of Sir William Forbes, sixth Baronet of Monymusk and Pitsligo, and overleaf, of his son, the seventh baronet.

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London