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Image for The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacrament according to the use of the Church of England: together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, . . .

The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacrament according to the use of the Church of England: together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, . . .

By: [Fore-edge Painting] Bible, Church of England.

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: London:, Printed by T. Davison for L. Wayland, 1792.: 1792

Seller ID: FF2438


Small 4to. [Pagination varies]. Engraved frontispiece "Divine Power & Christian Faith Exemplified", + 11 engr. plates. Original full very dark green (towards black) morocco, raised bands, blind rules and gilt-stamped spine title, all edges gilt. Bookplates of Henry Merrick Hoare and William Woolsey Yardley, D.D. (1911-1988). WITH A SPLENDID & LARGE FORE-EDGE PAINTING by the "Dover" artist, painted circa 1920-30s (quite possibly at Marks & Company, London). Embellished with a fore-edge painting of the River Thames and Lambeth Palace with the Archbishop of Canterbury's private c... View more info

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The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments. . . Stereotype edition.

By: [Fore-edge Painting] BIBLE.

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Printed by J. Smith, 1817, 1816.: 1817

Seller ID: FF2408


2 volumes. Small 12mo. [iv], 600; 601-821, [1], [2]; 250, [2] pp. Original crimson blind- and gilt-stamped straight grained morocco, all edges gilt. Within slip-case bound in red cloth, gilt-stamped back "Foredge Paintings" [likely the box dates from the time of the fore-edge painting]. With two lovely fore-edge paintings painted on the fanned edges; not labeled, but the scenes are of British churches. Provenance: Carnegie Book Shop, New York [Dec 14, 1965] - sold to: Roland S. Bond, Dallas, TX. Probably this is the Louis H. Silver [d.1963], Chicago, copy, sold at Parke-Bernet Galleri... View more info

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The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New: Translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations Diligently compared and revised, By His Majesty's special Command.

By: [Fore-Edge Painting] [BIBLE 1802].

Price: $1,600.00

Publisher: London:, John Reeves, 1802.: 1802

Seller ID: FF167


4to. [ii], xxi pp. [228] ff. [a2, b-d4, e2, A-Z4, 2A-Z4, 3A-G4]. Original dark greenish-blue straight-grain morocco, gilt floral ruled borders, raised bands with three angels in three compartments, a.e.g. The binding is not sign but it is similar to other English bindings of the period, possibly Staggemeier & Welcher. The spine foot says "Genesis to Numbers" and "Reeves's - Edition" in gilt. Early armorial bookplate of W. H. Battie-Wrightson, Cusworth, Yorkshire. Extensively annotated in ink holograph (3 ½ pages on blank endleaves), being the record of Thomas de Grey's famil... View more info

Image for The New Testament of Our Lord and Savious Jesus Christ. With engravings on wood from designs of Fra Angelico, Pietro Perugino, Francesco Francia, Lorenzo di Credi, Fra Bartolommeo, Titian, Raphael, Gaudenzio Ferrari, Daniel di Volterra, and others.

The New Testament of Our Lord and Savious Jesus Christ. With engravings on wood from designs of Fra Angelico, Pietro Perugino, Francesco Francia, Lorenzo di Credi, Fra Bartolommeo, Titian, Raphael, Gaudenzio Ferrari, Daniel di Volterra, and others.

By: [Fore-Edge Painting] [BIBLE 1865]

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London:, Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green, 1865.: 1865

Seller ID: FF120


Small folio. xvi, 540 pp. Illustrated throughout. Original binding by Riviere dark green morocco, stamped in blind and gold over heavy boards, a.e.g.; corners worn, but otherwise very good. Bookplate and rubber stamp of Dr. Juan Weiss. With a large fore-edge painting of the body of Christ, mourned by the Virgin Mary, and an Angel, as depicted on page 257, after the painting of the "Pietà" by Francesco Francia (1450-1518). The fore-edge painting is unsigned and probably dates from pre 1980. The original painting is in the National Gallery, London. See: Charles Heaton, A Concise Hist... View more info

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The Holy Bible, containing the old and new testaments . . . Stereotype edition.

By: [Fore-Edge Painting] [Bible]

Price: $575.00

Publisher: Oxford:, Printed at the Clarendon Press, by Samuel Collingwood, 1822.: 1822

Seller ID: FF071


8vo. 1039 pp. Paper lightly browned (causing edge painting to look browned). Original dark brown straight grained morocco elaborately stamped in blind, a.e.g.; neatly rebacked, edges scuffed, inner hinges re-enforced. Very good. Leather bookplate of Sydney Sanner. With fore-edge painting of "FOLKSTONE." An early painting (date unknown). PROVENANCE: Navy blue morocco bookplate of Sydney Sanner, possibly a freemason and, if so, this could be the copy of Judge James Sydney Sanner (1872-1956), Supreme Court of Montana. He was also involved with inventing mining machinery. He died in Los A... View more info