We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.
(212) 254-4710 ext. 0
Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM
Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.
Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.Sale 2521 | Lot 22Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Click Image To EnlargeAdditional ImagesBidding & Inquiries
Leave a Bid
Sale 2521 Lot 22
(BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New. Engraved additional title dated 1716 depicting church interior; divisional head- and tailpieces throughout, mostly of allegorical or ornamental subjects. Lacks V3 (Judges 4:1-6:4) and [V]3 (1 Peter 2:11-2 Peter 4:22), replaced with leaves from a smaller 19th-century folio edition. 2 volumes in one. Folio, 475x301 mm, early 19th-century panelled sheep, worn, spine ends damaged, front joint cracked, cords intact; outer margins trimmed entering rule border on general title and scattered sidenotes, light dampstain and clean tear in lower outer corner of additional title, marginal restoration on several leaves only slightly affecting text on C1, upper outer corner off [S]1 with loss of a few letters, light marginal dampstaining and small wormhole through blank upper inner corners at end, still an attractive copy internally. Oxford: John Baskett, 1717-16
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000
"Vinegar Bible," with the misprint "vinegar" instead of "vineyard" in the running head of Luke 20, among numerous other errors. McMullin's issue 1, with double rule between text columns, engraving of the Clarendon Building on the title pages, and illustrations unrelated to the text. Herbert 943; B. J. McMullin, "The Vinegar Bible," The Book Collector, Volume 33 (1984), pages 55-65.