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A LEAF FROM THE 1611 KING JAMES BIBLE WITH

A LEAF FROM THE 1611 KING JAMES BIBLE WITH "THE NOBLEST MONUMENT OF ENGLISH PROSE " ... & "THE PRINTING OF THE KING JAMES BIBLE" ...

by [Leaf Book - Bible]: Lowes, John Livingston, and Louis Newman

Condition: See description


San Francisco: Printed for the Book Club of California by the Grabhorn Press, 1937. Folio (40 x 28 cm). Cloth and boards, paper spine label. Fore-corners bruised, collector's bookplate, ink location note in corner of pastedown, otherwise a very good copy. One of a total edition of three hundred copies, printed in double columns, in black and red with decorated initials at the Grabhorn Press. According to the Press bibliography, thirty-five of those were 'special' copies, containing a leaf opening a book of the Bible, a leaf with a chapter-head decoration, or a leaf with one or more ornamental initial letters -- the present leaf is from II Kings (LL3) and prints two chapter openings, each with an ornamental initial letter. It bears a presentation inscription from California collector Albert M. Bender, to Dr. Jacob Weinstein. GRABHORN 275.
  • Seller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: WRCLIT76570
  • Title: A LEAF FROM THE 1611 KING JAMES BIBLE WITH "THE NOBLEST MONUMENT OF ENGLISH PROSE " ... & "THE PRINTING OF THE KING JAMES BIBLE" ...
  • Author: [Leaf Book - Bible]: Lowes, John Livingston, and Louis Newman
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Printed for the Book Club of California by the Grabhorn Press
  • Place: San Francisco
  • Date published: 1937
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