This is a beautifully produced leather bound deluxe edition of the “Holy Bible With Illustrations from the Vatican Library” published by the Easton Press in a limited edition in 1995. "The Most Magnificent Bible ever published" (according to Easton Press). Includes 17 Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books and a 16-pages Family Records Album.
*** This particular Bible is offered for a
discounted price because of some slight wear/damage to the gilt of
the upper paper edge (see pictures 2,3 and 4) ***
This beautiful large Bible is bound in full leather and features a hubbed spine, intricate 22-kt gold stamping to the covers and spine, silk endpapers, three satin ribbon page markers, and all edges gilt. This Bible contains historic masterpieces of Renaissance art taken from more than 30 volumes in the Vatican Library and bookmaking with the modern text of the Bible most widely accepted by all religious denominations. It is designed with six-color printing throughout on specially made archival paper.
First (and only) edition. With ninety color reproductions of the original paintings commissioned by the Duke of Urbino and a wealth of hand-drawn decorative artwork from the Vatican library - 263 works of Bible-inspired Renaissance art and 407 ornate decorative elements. All illustrations produced with a six-color printing process, including a special metallic, golden ink formulated exclusively for this edition. Folio. 1,269 pages. Full brown leather binding with gilt decoration on the spine and front board. Decoration and titles in gilt in six compartments between five raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Satin moiré fabric endliners. Three satin page markers
Manufactured by The Easton Press, this is an Exclusive Leather-Bound Collector Edition that is as beautiful to see as it is to read!
The books features are:
Premium Leathers with Distinctive Cover Designs
Classic "hubbed" spines, accented with real 22kt gold
Permanent satin ribbon page marker
Elegant gilded page ends
Long lasting high-quality, acid-neutral paper
Thread sewn pages for strength and durability
Handsome readable typefaces
Endsheets of rich moiré fabric
This is a brand new Holy Bible in PRISTINE and EXCELLENT condition. It is bound in LUXURIOUS leather with BEAUTIFUL gilt embellishments on the front cover and spine and the pages are gilt edged as well. Features extensive "Family History Pages", including pages for marriages, births, deaths, baptism, confirmations, etc., which are all like new and original condition without any personalization. Scroll for about 65 pictures!