The Bible. Various leaves, 15th-19th centuries:

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From Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller (Melbourne, VIC, Australia)

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Collection No. 22, in Portfolio Set IIA, WESTERN LITERATURE; [and] Collection No. 20 in Portfolio Set III, BIBLES. Comprising: 28 original leaves from various notable publications (including 14 from Bibles), all mounted on stiff black paper with accompanying explanatory text mounted on the same sheet; wrapped in cloth and contained within a gilt and brown papered board portfolio with cloth sides and leather loop fastening, title and limitation labels mounted on reverse of portfolio lid, including an inked presentation inscription on the middle label from Ethel W. Tapper (head librarian at Aurora College) to the Aurora College Library, dated 1964, in memory of her friend Stanley H. Perry (Dean of Aurora College), the portfolio slightly scuffed and worn, with a small surface graze to upper side, the leather fastening loosening, long tear to one of the inner folds repaired with archival tape; some of the original leaves lightly foxed; [Society of Foliophiles], n.d.[1964]. Limited to 55 and 50 sets respectively, each label signed by the compiler. See Hamel 133 (No. 22, Western Literature); the other set (No. 20, is not in Hamel, and was probably compiled much earlier- perhaps in the 1920s). List of individual leaves available separately. Bookseller Inventory # 085474

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Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller Pty Ltd 156 Collins Street, Melbourne Vic 3000 Australia +61 3 9654 8506 ABN: 16 007 334 312 Director: Kay Craddock Established in 1965, a salon-style bookshop in the heart of Melbourne's central business district. The shop has a large and varied stock of antiquarian and secondhand books, ranging from the fifteenth to the twenty-first centuries, covering most subjects and price ranges. Specialities include fine press and illustrated books, literature, children's books, books about books and militaria.

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