1665 Gorgeous binding, pristine complete, red-ruled King James Bible with Book of Common Prayer, Apocrypha and metrical Psalter - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1665 Gorgeous binding, pristine complete, red-ruled King James Bible with Book of Common Prayer, Apocrypha and metrical Psalter
Size: 7" x 5" x 2 1/2" 
Publisher: John Bill, Christopher Barker, London
overall VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition
Bible is SOLD
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!!!) borders.
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 1665), 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 below

A GORGEOUS red-ruled 1665 KJV Bible
 
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