First Edition. Extra illustrated edition five hundred copies printed on imperishable paper from plates designed by D.B. Updike. The Merrymount Press. et #273 out of 500. 14 volumes extra bound in publisher's half butterscotch leather/ oak wooden sculpted boards, 5 raised bands, dual contrasting spine titles gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut. Printed on watermarked paper. Highlight of Updike's career when press moved to Limited Eds. Fine papers, larger formats, and other indulgences not permitted in day to day printing. Perhaps finest illustrated/ lavishly bound 20th century American Bible. Illustrations after paintings by Turner, Michelangelo, Burne- Jones, Dore, Rossetti, Rubens, and others including engraved plates by John Martin. Bound publisher's deluxe half pigskin leather & oak boards. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Hinkley Bible - KJV - with Apocrypha - 1904
Book Condition: Good
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