The Holy Bible (Oxford: printed by Bensley and Cooke, 1810) Leather Pocket Bible

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Holy Bible | Oxford: printed by Bensley and Cooke, 1810 | Leather Pocket Bible

 

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

Stereotype Edition

Oxford: Printed at the Clarendon Press, by T. Bensley and J. Cooke
Sold by E. Gardner, at the Oxford Bible Warehouse, Paternoster Row, London

A nice little pocket bible with wrap-round flap.

Holy Bible | Oxford: printed by Bensley and Cooke, 1810 | Leather Pocket Bible

Hardback – leather with flap and capture-strap, title and decoration blind stamped to spine, blind rules to edges of sides, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt to page-block. pp [2] blank, [1]-839, [1] blank, [1]-252, [2] blank. Size: 5.25 x 3 inches approx. (134mm x 80mm).

Covers rubbed and worn but firm and holding well; grubby and marked. Large inscriptions in ink and pencil to front; some signs of pencil erasure to title-page; some foxing and dustiness to pages but generally clean throughout; occasional corner crease and handling wear to pages; spotting to edges of page-block, gilt somewhat rubbed and worn.

Nonetheless, remaining a reasonably nice, attractive copy.

£45.00

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