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The Holy Bible, Containing The Old and the New Testament, and Apocrypha, with Critical, Philological, and Explanatory Notes; Illustrated with One Hundred and Twenty Engravings (Hewlett's Bible) (3 vols) by  The Rev. John Hewlett - 1st Edition - 1811 - from N & A Smiles and Biblio.com

The Holy Bible, Containing The Old and the New Testament, and Apocrypha, with Critical, Philological, and Explanatory Notes; Illustrated with One Hundred and Twenty Engravings (Hewlett's Bible) (3 vols)

by Hewlett, The Rev. John

Condition: Near Fine


London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Co.; F.C. & J. Rivington; Lackington, Allen, & Co; J. Mawman; Sherwood, Neeley, and Jones; & Wilson & Son 1811-1812 First Editions 3 vols thick 4to ill., 1811 Three thick quarto volumes, uniformly bound in original black full leather, raised gilt spines, gilt borders, moderate shelf wear, marbled end-papers. The hinges are all solid, and contents are clean and near fine. Illustrated with numerous engraved plates. Volume one begins with a Prolegomena on the Authenticity and Inspiration of the Old Testament, The Translators to the Readers, Addenda et Corrigenda, The Various Editions of the Bible and Parts Thereof, in English, since the year 1526, History of the Present Authorised Translation of the Bible, Essays on the Jewish Coins, Weights, and Measures, and The Calendar of the Jews, and the Old Testament from Genesis to Esther. Volume Two continues the Old Testament from Job to Zechariah, plus the Apocryphal books. Volume Three contains a 143 page Concise History of the Jews, from the Time of Their Re-establishment by Ezra and Nehemiah, after the Babylonish Captivity, to the Destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans: forming a Connection Between the History of the Old and New Testament; a fold-out Map of Canaan, Palestine, Judea, or The Holy Land; The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated out of the Original Greek, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, by His Majesty's Special Command; and Indexes. A near fine copy by antiquarian standards of this very scarce Bible.
  • Bookseller: N & A Smiles AU (AU)
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  • Title: The Holy Bible, Containing The Old and the New Testament, and Apocrypha, with Critical, Philological, and Explanatory Notes; Illustrated with One Hundred and Twenty Engravings (Hewlett's Bible) (3 vols)
  • Author: Hewlett, The Rev. John
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Co.; F.C. & J. Rivington; Lackington, Allen, & Co; J. Mawman; Sher
  • Date published: 1811
  • Keywords: ILLUSTRATED HOLY BIBLES


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