BIBLE IN ENGLISH [KING JAMES VERSION]. 'THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS: TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL TONGUES: AND WITH THE FORMER TRANSLATIONS DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED, BY HIS MAJESTY’S SPECIAL COMMAND.' OXFORD: PRINTED BY T. WRIGHT AND W. GILL, PRINTERS TO THE UNIVERSITY: AND SOLD BY R. BALDWIN, AND S. CROWDER, IN PATERNOSTER ROW, LONDON; AND BY W. JACKSON, IN OXFORD, 1769
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- 'The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of The Original Tongues: And with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, By His Majesty’s Special Command.' Oxford: Printed by T. Wright and W. Gill, printers to the University: and sold by R. Baldwin, and S. Crowder, in Paternoster Row, London; and by W. Jackson, in Oxford, 1769
Folio (15 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.; 400 x 244 mm). Text in two columns, section-title for New Testament, titles within double-ruled border and with printer's devices, with index and tables; light browning and spotting throughout (heavier to some gatherings), a couple of marginal tears not touching text. Contemporary speckled calf gilt, marbled endpapers, red edges, manuscript note in a contemporary hand attesting to the correctness and rarity of this edition laid down on front pastedown; covers somewhat marked and scratched, rebacked, corners repaired.