The Holy Bible; Bound with Cartons of Raphael D'Urbin

The Holy Bible; Bound with Cartons of Raphael D'Urbin

£1,500
Author

[Holy Bible]

Illustrator

Fittler, James

Publisher

R. Bowyer

Reference

571

Two volumes complete, unpaginated, collates A-9I2v (as Herbert), with Cartons of Raphael D'Urbin (7pp) at the end of volume two. Full morocco, raised bands, spines in six panels, title to second panel, volume to third, remaining panels with small quadrilobe device to centre, place of publication and date to foot, all in gilt, covers with single fillet border and small fleuron corner pieces, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, all edges gilt and marbled, marbled endpapers, leather joints.

Slightly rubbed to extremities, couple of minor bumps and scrapes. Internally some light browning and off-setting, repair to head of frontispiece, but generally quite clean. Previous owners bookplate to ffep, old booksellers description tipped in to front pastedown.

Engraved titles and engraved plates by Fittler after Durer, Rembrandt and Rubens amongst others. Binding is by Kalthoeber, with his (oxidised) ticket to reverse of front marbled endpaper.

Herbert 1394, with the misprint at Mark vii, 27, 'Let the children first be killed' instead of 'filled'. Bound in at the rear is the 7pp 'Cartons of Raphael D'Urbin', with the plate and additional engraved title (Estc N61186), showing only five locations worldwide

Size

4to

Condition

Good+

Binding

Full Morocco

Publish Place

London

Publish Year

1795

Edition

First Thus

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