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Auction archive: Lot number 18

The Holy Bible. containing the Old Testament and the New: newly translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. By His Majesty's special command. Appointed to be read in Churches

Estimate
US$3,000 - US$5,000
Price realised:
US$3,300
Auction archive: Lot number 18

The Holy Bible. containing the Old Testament and the New: newly translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. By His Majesty's special command. Appointed to be read in Churches

Estimate
US$3,000 - US$5,000
Price realised:
US$3,300
Beschreibung:

Title: The Holy Bible. containing the Old Testament and the New: newly translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. By His Majesty's special command. Appointed to be read in Churches Author: ** Place: Oxford Publisher: Printed by John Baskett Date: 1717-1716 Description: 2 volumes in 1. Vol. I title-page printed in red & black, both title-pages with large copper-engraved pictorial vignettes; engraved additional general title, engraved by G. Du-Bose after Thornhill, representing Moses writing the first words of Genesis. Title-pages and contents throughout with multiple rules in red. Illustrated with 60 large pictorial engravings (about a quarter to a third of a pages each), serving as head and tailpieces; engraved pictorial initials. (large folio) 55x35 cm. (21½x13½"), period full morocco with panels elaborately tooled in gilt, raised spine bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Massive and beautifully printed and illustrated bible, commonly referred to as the "Vinegar Bible," due to the misprint "The parable of the vinegar" (for vineyard) in the headline above Luke xx. Herbert calls it "A magnificent edition, printed in large type. With many plates at the beginning and end of books, engraved on steel [sic] from the designs of various artists. Some of the initial letters are similarly engraved, Unfortunately the book contained many misprints, and earned the nickname 'A Baskett-ful of Errors'..." The designs for the engravings include Thornhill, L. Cheron, and L. Laguerre, and the engravers Lud. du Guerier, G. DuBose; G. Van der Gucht, C. Dupuis and Cochein. Herbert 942A. Lot Amendments Condition: Scuffing to covers, front detached; removal of bookplate, which has resulted in light circular stain to first dozen or so leaves, and a ½" hole in the added title; light marginal stain to last 50 or so leaves; otherwise very good, the contents clean and largely fine. Item number: 214744

Auction archive: Lot number 18
Auction:
Datum:
16 Sep 2010
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Title: The Holy Bible. containing the Old Testament and the New: newly translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. By His Majesty's special command. Appointed to be read in Churches Author: ** Place: Oxford Publisher: Printed by John Baskett Date: 1717-1716 Description: 2 volumes in 1. Vol. I title-page printed in red & black, both title-pages with large copper-engraved pictorial vignettes; engraved additional general title, engraved by G. Du-Bose after Thornhill, representing Moses writing the first words of Genesis. Title-pages and contents throughout with multiple rules in red. Illustrated with 60 large pictorial engravings (about a quarter to a third of a pages each), serving as head and tailpieces; engraved pictorial initials. (large folio) 55x35 cm. (21½x13½"), period full morocco with panels elaborately tooled in gilt, raised spine bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Massive and beautifully printed and illustrated bible, commonly referred to as the "Vinegar Bible," due to the misprint "The parable of the vinegar" (for vineyard) in the headline above Luke xx. Herbert calls it "A magnificent edition, printed in large type. With many plates at the beginning and end of books, engraved on steel [sic] from the designs of various artists. Some of the initial letters are similarly engraved, Unfortunately the book contained many misprints, and earned the nickname 'A Baskett-ful of Errors'..." The designs for the engravings include Thornhill, L. Cheron, and L. Laguerre, and the engravers Lud. du Guerier, G. DuBose; G. Van der Gucht, C. Dupuis and Cochein. Herbert 942A. Lot Amendments Condition: Scuffing to covers, front detached; removal of bookplate, which has resulted in light circular stain to first dozen or so leaves, and a ½" hole in the added title; light marginal stain to last 50 or so leaves; otherwise very good, the contents clean and largely fine. Item number: 214744

Auction archive: Lot number 18
Auction:
Datum:
16 Sep 2010
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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