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    Hand-Colored Plates of Biblical Scenes

    Preceptive Illustrations of the Bible. Fifty-Two Hand-Colored Plates. London: Thomas Varty, [ca. 1850].

    First thus. Folio. 52 pages.

    Publisher's half-calf with cloth boards and gilt stamping to front. Leather perished with scuffing and soiling. Endpapers are foxed with some insect damage. Plates are bright with mild edge toning and lightly thumbed fore-edges. Though the binding is only good, the wonderful hand-colored plates are in near fine condition.


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    October, 2009
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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