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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ : with engravings on wood from designs of Fra Angelico ... and others. by Holy Bible - Hardcover - 1865 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and Biblio.com

The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ : with engravings on wood from designs of Fra Angelico ... and others.

by Holy Bible

Condition: Fine


1865 EXQUISITE Bible Italian Renaissance Illustrated ART Raphael Titian RARE

An extremely desirable mid-19th-century English New Testament Bible. While Bibles from this era are relatively abundant, this particular edition is one of the rarest illustrated versions. This 1865 Bible features beautiful engravings of the artwork of high profile Italian Renaissance artists including Fra Angelico, Pietro Perugino, Lorenzo di Credi, Titian, Raphael, and Gaudenzio Ferrari.

Per Darlow & Moule,

"Edited by Thomas Longman. The initial letters and all the decorative portions were designed or drawn on wood by Henry Shaw, and the figure illustrations drawn and engraved under his supervision."

Beautifully bound, as expected of this edition, by Riviere with marbled endpapers.

Item number: #7221

Price: $750

Holy Bible

The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ : with engravings on wood from designs of Fra Angelico ... and others.

London : Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green, 1865.

Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o [xvi], 540, [2]

o Illustrated throughout with full-page engravings, and decorative borders

· References: Darlow & Moule 1951

· Language: English

· Binding: Leather; tight and secure

· Size: ~9.5in X 8.5in (24.5cm x 21cm)

· Extremely rare with VERY high auction records and price comparisons

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  • Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 7221
  • Title: The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ : with engravings on wood from designs of Fra Angelico ... and others.
  • Author: Holy Bible
  • Format/binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1865
  • Keywords: The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ : with engravings on wood from designs of Fra Angelico ... and others1865 EXQUISITE Bible Italian Renaissance Illustrated ART Raphael Titian RARErare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenanc


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