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Bible, London, 1751, 4 volumes, navy morocco gilt, Newcastle copy

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 GBP

Bible, London, 1751, 4 volumes, navy morocco gilt, Newcastle copy

Bible, London, 1751, 4 volumes, navy morocco gilt, Newcastle copy

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 GBP

Lot sold:

7,560

GBP

Bible. English


The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, newly translated out of the original tongues (The New Testament...). London: Thomas Baskett, 1751


2 volumes bound in 4, folio (414 x 268mm.), ruled in red, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with 213 engraved plates (29 double-page) from Pierre de Hondt's Figures de la bible (The Hague, 1728), contemporary navy morocco gilt with the arms of the second duke of Newcastle, Harleian-style outer border, spines gilt in compartments, gilt edges, bindings slightly faded, extremities very slightly rubbed


A FINE COPY OF THE BIBLE. The plates have captions in several languages including English and Hebrew, and the artists include G. Hoet, A. Houbraken and Bernard Picart.


LITERATURE:

DMH 1091; ESTC t82342


PROVENANCE:

Henry Fiennes Pelham-Clinton (1720-1794), second duke of Newcastle, arms on binding (stamp 2) and armorial bookplates; Robert J. Hayhurst, bookplate

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