Jun 14, 2016 - Sale 2419

Sale 2419 - Lot 12

Price Realized: $ 1,125
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Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(BIBLE .) Dalziel's Bible Gallery. 62 wood engraved plates after illustrations by T. Dalziel, G.F. Watts, Edward Burne-Jones, S. Solomon, Holman Hunt, F. Madox Brown, F. Sandys, E.J. Poynter, and others, printed on India paper and mounted on card; half-title, title, introductory leaf, contents, and final leaf with the Dalziel Brothers' plate. Folio, 420x342 mm; 16 1/2X13 1/2 inches, publisher's 1/2 vellum over boards decoratively stamped in red and gold, calf spine label; scattered foxing, occasionally affecting images; modern blue cloth slipcase. London: Routledge and Sons, 1881

Additional Details

first english edition. number 338 of 1000 copies. This specially-commissioned bible took roughly twenty years to create and is one of the greatest illustration projects of the Victorian era. The plates were engraved by the Dalziel brothers at their Camden Press in London.