Oct 24, 2019 - Sale 2521

Sale 2521 - Lot 23

Price Realized: $ 1,188
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New. 10 engraved plates. 2 parts in one volume. Folio, 410x255 mm, 19th-century black leather attractively gilt, front cover detached; contents toned, marginal dampstaining on opening leaves and in middle of volume, first 4 leaves of Genesis and last leaf of Revelation remargined not affecting text, plate of Adam and Eve trimmed close to image and mounted, repaired clean tear in plate of the Holy Family. Inscription from Chad Mee to the Revd. John Mee Fuller dated 1860 on slip mounted on front free endpaper; modern bookplates of Henrietta Ricketts and Robert Bruce Moyer. Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1769-71

Additional Details

Second Baskerville edition; first state of the general title, dated 1769. Gaskell 35; Herbert 1210.