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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments

The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments

The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments

The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments


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Oxford: Printed by John Baskett, 1736-35., 1736. 2 Volumes in 1. undated engraved title by J.Sturt with imprint of Richard Ware. with Apocrypha & index. contemporary dark red morocco, wide gilt tooled borders on covers incorporating crown & sceptre ornaments, gilt tooled spine with 5 raised bands, centre covers with black morocco onlay incorporating letters JHS & winged angel head ornaments, within gilt flame border (bit rubbed with minor stain on upper cover, joints & spine ends repaired, short splits in lower joints, occasional light spotting). Provenance: Capt. William Wilkie of Montrose (d. 1761), his spouse Mrs. Ann Napier (d. 1779), William Petrie (d. 1834). [BOUND WITH:] CHURCH OF ENGLAND. BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER. The Book of Common Prayer. 4to. undated engraved title by J.Sturt with imprint of Richard Ware. (some marginal dampstaining to first few leaves, a few leaves browned). Oxford: Printed by John Baskett, 1736. [BOUND WITH:] DOWNAME, John. A Brief Concordance. 4to. London: Printed for R.Ware, 1732. [BOUND WITH:] BIBLE. ENGLISH. The Historical Part of the Holy Bible Or The Old and New Testament Exactly and Compleatly Describ’d in above Two Hundred Historys Curiously Engrav’d by J.Cole From Designs of ye best Masters. 4to. 51 engraved plates containing 204 illustrations. [London]: Sold by Richard Ware, nd. [BOUND WITH:] SACRED GEOGRAPHY, Contained In Six Maps. 4to. title in red & black. 6 folding double-page engraved maps (some short map fold tears – no loss). London: Printed for Richard Ware, 1725. A handsome copy of an interesting composite bible and prayer book. All of the plates and maps are bound at various intervals throughout the text. The maps depict (1) the situation of Paradise, and the country inhabited by the Patriarchs, (2) the peopling of the world by the sons of Noah, and the Israelites journeying in the wilderness, (3) a plan of the city of Jerusalem, with a view of Solomon’s Temple, and all the sacred utensils therein, (4) the Holy Land, divided into the Twelve Tribes of Israel, in which are exactly traced our Saviour’s travels, (5) the land of Canaan, and (6) the travels of St. Paul, and the rest of the Apostles. Herbert 1032. See Herbert 965, 970, 974, 992, 993, & 1116 for similar variously dated combined texts with engraved titles bearing Ware’s imprint as here.. Hardcover. Very Good.


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