1963 3vol And Pamphlet The Bible Nonesuch Designed By Francis Meynell Illustrate For Sale
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The Holy Bible:
The Authorised King James Version of 1611, Now Reprinted with the Apocrypha
Prospectus of the Nonesuch Bible
Designed by Francis Meynell; illustrated with reproductions of woodcuts by Bernard Salomon
1963 - London - The Nonesuch Press
10" by 6.5", vii; xxvii, 700; 806; 778pp
A complete set of The Nonesuch Bible being The Holy Bible:The Authorised King James Version of 1611, Now Reprinted with the Apocrypha together with: Prospectus of the Nonesuch Bible.
Designed by Francis Meynell and illustrated with reproductions ofone hundred and five of th sixteenth-century woodcuts by Bernard Salomon to head of the books of The Bible.
In three volumes complete, with additional pamphlet.
The pamphlet announces the upcomingpublication of The NonesuchBible and includes specimen pages and a detailed prospectus.
The Nonesuch Bible contains the Old Testament in two volumes, containing The Books of the Law and The Historical Books, first and second series and to the third volume The New Testament containing The Gospels, The Acts of the Apostles, The Epistles, The Revelationand followed by The Apocrypha of the Old Testament.
Sir Francis Meredith Wilfrid Meynell (1891 - 1975) was a British poet and printer at The Nonesuch Press. Nonesuch's editions are prized by collectors; particularly rare and well-designed editions.
With contemporary newspaper clippings inserted to front of volume one.
In decorative cloth bindings in protective brodart wrappers. Externally, in a lovely condition with only minor bumping to tail of one spine. Internally, firmly bound, binding to pamphlet loose. Bright and clean throughout with only slight marks to front endpapers of volume one where pamphlet has been inserted and marks to pamphlet where previously bound.
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