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    A Beautiful Lectern Bible in English

    [Bible in English]. The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments: And other rites and ceremonies of the Church of England. Cambridge: Thomas Buck and Roger Daniel, 1638. [With]: The Holy Bible. Containing the Old Testament and the New.... Cambridge: Tho. Buck and Roger Daniel, [n.d., 1638]. [With]: The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.... Cambridge: Thomas Buck and Roger Daniel, 1638. [With]: The Whole Book of Psalmes... Cambridge: Thomas Buck and Roger Daniel, 1638. The King James revised version. Each work with engraved title-page and initials, text in double-columns, with engraved head-and tail-pieces, all text pages ruled in red. Folio. Approximately 16 x 10.5 inches. [101], [xii], 642, [152, Apocrypha], [ii], 202, [6, sic], [100] pages. Bound to style in twentieth-century light brown morocco backstrip over beveled wooden boards, black gilt morocco lettering labels, seven raised bands. With contemporary gauffered gilt edges on text. Rivet holes on boards indicate that there were clasps or ornaments attached at one time. Occasional faint dampstaining to top margin of text, first few leaves with minor chipping to upper margin near gutter, very minor occasional staining in text, page 235 in the Holy Bible with a small tear at lower margin and with a chip to page 542 at top edge, neither affecting text. Pages 114 and 155 in the New Testament have repaired tears or chips at upper edge (affected text still mainly readable). A beautiful book, which is remarkably clean.

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    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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