1665 complete King James Bible
in an overall PRISTINE, near EXCELLENT and antiquarian quality and style rebound condition, bound
together with a complete Book of Common Prayer (MDCLXV - 1665), the Apocrypha
and a Book of Psalms (1663).
Gorgeously rebound in antiquarian contemporary style leather covers and a spine with the texts "King
James Bible" (on dark green label) and "1675" printed in
gold letters on the spine. The Bible text is beautifully printed in double
columns in Roman font with decorative red ruled (by hand!!!)
Starts with the complete
Book of Common Prayer and Administrations of the Sacraments (with title page,
printer by Barker and Bill, 1665) followed by the Old Testament
(with title 1665 and prelims), Apocrypha and New Testament (with title
complete, with various woodcuts, colophons and decorated first
chapter initials. It complete with the Whole Book of Psalmes
(metric, title 1663, printed by the Compnay of Stationers). Also the
Psalter is complete.
Title: " The Holy Bible, containing the
Old Testament, and the New: Newly Tranflated out of the Originall
Tongues: And with the former translations diligently compared and revifed, By his Majefties fpeciall command,
Appointed to be read in Churches. London
By John Bill and Christopher Barker, Printers to the Kings moft Excellent Majeftie,
1665" Beautiful decorated title pages!
Complete in every aspect.
The binding is
professionally re-done and the Bible can be opened and read on a
daily basis without any concerns. Overall VERY clean pages with nice
margins (all headers etc present). Some usuage wear on the first and last pages of the book. See the many pictures
A GORGEOUS red-ruled 1665 KJV Bible