Lot 520

BINDING - Bible, in English.

Estimate: £200 - £300
Hammer price: £380
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

BINDING - Bible, in English. [The Holy Bible] [bound with:]  The Whole Booke of Psalmes. London: Printed by G. M. for the Companie of Stationers, 1638. 2 parts in one volume, tall 12mo (150 x 80mm). Ruled in red throughout (Bible lacks all before A3 including title, a few leaves torn with loss). Contemporary English green velvet with silver corner-pieces and central lozenges, the lozenge on the upper cover engraved with Mary Magdalen washing the feet of Christ and on the lower cover the Miracle of the Wedding Feast, the corner-pieces with figures of the Apostles, the clasp boss engraved with a flower head (lacking clasp and 3 clasp bosses, velvet worn at joints), modern cloth box. Provenance: JOHN ROLAND ABBEY (green morocco armorial label on box); old annotation on both pastedowns. Sold as a binding, not subject to return.

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