Quarto.  leaves, 744pp (Old Testament), , 923-1153, pp (New Testament), 103, pp (The Whole Book of Psalms). Early 19th-century gilt-stamped brown morocco, with gold lettering to spine. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Engraved title by Joseph Payn depicting Moses and David, the four Evangelists, the Last Supper, the hart (Ps. xliii. 1), and other subjects. The device featured on the New Testament title page is that of Alma Mater Cantabrigia with the legend Hinc Lucem Et Pocula Sacra. Vignette on The Book of Psalms title page. Decorative headpieces and initials. Text ruled in red throughout. This stunning King James version is a reprint of the Cambridge quarto in roman type of 1630, with text ending on Eeee 5a, and 1 Tim. iv. 16, "thy" (Darlow and Moule, I, pp.177, #385). Although the Apocrypha is missing, all the books of the Old Testament as well as of the New Testament are present. This elegant Bible is bound with Metrical Psalms (1634) at rear. Darlow and Moule indicates that this edition is usually bound with a map, "Genealogies" (1638), and a "Prayer Book" (1635), but those are not present in this copy. Rubbing along edges of binding. Hinges reinforced with binder's tape. Previous owner's Ex-Libris on inside of front cover (Carroll Wayne Thompson). Previous owner's inscription on fly leaf dated April 15, 1810, and previous owner's name on second fly leaf. Minor to moderate age-toning and foxing throughout. Clear water-staining at upper half of pages 74-82 in the Book of Psalms. Binding and interior in overall good to good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament ...
Publisher: Printed by Thomas Buck & Roger Daniel for the Cambridge University
Publication Date: 1635
Book Condition: g to g+
Edition: Later printing.
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