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    Easton Press Holy Bible With Illustrations From the Vatican Library. Atlanta and New York: Turner Publishing, Inc. and Oxford University Press, 1995.
    First edition thus. With ninety color reproductions of the original paintings commissioned by the Duke of Urbino and a wealth of hand-drawn decorative artwork from the Vatican library - 263 works of Bible-inspired Renaissance art and 407 ornate decorative elements. All illustrations produced with a six-color printing process, including a special metallic, golden ink formulated exclusively for this edition. Folio. 1,269 pages.

    Full brown leather binding with gilt decoration on the spine and front board. Decoration and titles in gilt in six compartments between five raised bands on the spine. All edges gilt. Satin moiré fabric endliners. Three satin page markers. Corners slightly bumped with light foxing throughout else fine.


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