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
4to (10 7/8 x 8 5/8 in.; 276 x 220 mm). Section-title for New Testament, titles within double-rule border and with woodcut printer's device; bound without index and tables, some very light browning. Contemporary London binding of red morocco gilt: covers richly decorated with rococo scrollwork incorporating flowers, birds and insects, with central green morocco oval inlay enclosing the Sacred Monogram, the whole surrounded by a gilt gloriole, spine richly gilt in six compartments, gilt dentelles and edges, marbled endpapers; tiny puncture to leather of upper cover, very slight wear to bottom corner of lower cover, otherwise a fine, fresh copy.
St. Andrew Ward Esq. of Hooton Pagnell (bookplate) — Lord Wardington (bookplate; Sotheby's London, 12 July 2006, lot 124)
Herbert 1196; ESTC T91970