Hardback. Size Folio 14 x 10 x 4 inches. Black boards with five raised bands and gilt title to spine. All edges gilt. OT pages 992, NT pages 284. The Family Register has no entries and there are no inscriptions. The book is superbly illustrated with 60 engravings plus tissue protected frontispiece. These are beautifully coloured full page plates most of which are printed and published by " A.H. Payne, Leipzig & Dresden " and others by J. Hagger, London. Front hinge has parted and the front board is reinforced to the spine with three strong black tapes. No problems with the rear board. The book is scuffed at the edges. The volume is in need of some restoration work, but apart from the boards the book is in Very Good condition. A very heavy volume which requires extra shipping costs. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Payne's Illustrated Family Bible containing ...
Publisher: London James Hagger No date c's
Publication Date: 1860
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description James Hagger, London. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition Thus. No Date but Copac states 1862; pp. 992; 284. Superb and numerous hand-coloured engraved plates (approximately 56). Contemporary full calf binding with some general wear and rubbing, good only with rear joint cracked and unattached, worm damage to the front board and head/tail of the front joint; binding ideally in need of restoration (Please see note below). All edges red. Contents clean and tight, appears unread, original yellow/blue marbled end-papers; Family Register not filled in; plates mostly very clean, but some printed on a different paper, are foxed to a varying degree, most of the plate state "printed and published by A. H. Payne, Leipzig & Dresden", and a few state "J. Hagger, London". Notwithstanding the binding this is a very good clean copy and worthy of being included in any collection for the outstanding plates alone. (Note regarding the binding - we us some of the finest restorers and could arrange for the binding to be restored for around £150 -£200) Please note this is a very heavy large tome and a postal surcharge will probably apply - please inquire. Size: Folio (27 x 34cm). Bookseller Inventory # 014983