Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
The Evangelical Family Bible. Knight, Brown.
The Evangelical Family Bible
The Evangelical Family Bible
The Evangelical Family Bible
The Evangelical Family Bible
The Evangelical Family Bible

The Evangelical Family Bible

London: Thomas Kelly, 1814. Later edition. Hardcover. Folio (17 1/2 x 11"). Unpaginated. Contemporary full morocco on wooden panel. Additional engraved title page dated 7th October 1812. New Testament title page dated 1813. Steel-engraved frontispiece to the New Testament. This handsome 1814 large family Bible, features the beloved text of the King James Version embellished with 46 detailed engravings, First published in 1611, the King James Version of the Bible has exercised an incalculable impact on piety, language and literature throughout the English-speaking world. “Other translations may engage the mind, but the King James Version is the Bible of the heart” (Campbell, 275). It is probably the text most commonly found in decorative family Bibles such as this one, which, in addition to copious study notes, contains 46 striking steel-engravings (including NT frontispiece and additional engraved title page) “selected from the purest paintings and original designs of the most eminent artists.” With Apocrypha, at rear. Binding rubbed along edges and on covers, with some abrasion to leather. Inside of front cover, free front endpaper, fly leaf and engraved title foxed. Front hinge starting. Minor to moderate foxing and age-toning throughout. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in good to good+ condition. f to g+. Item #18902

Price: $500.00

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