THE HOLKHAM BIBLE
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus. 2007
Nearly fine condition. A glorious Folio Society facsimile edition of a unique medieval Picture-Bible which first surfaced in 1816 when it was bought by Thomas Coke of Holham Hall. Large format. Three quarter bound in blue leather, raised bands to spine, gilt decorations to spine. Blue patterned cloth boards with leather onlay to front containing title in red and gilt vignette. All edges gilt. Blue ribbon page marker. Illuminated manuscript. Limited to 1750 numbered copies and 25 lettered copies. Complete with Commentary by Michelle P. Brown which is bound with a blue cloth spine with gilt title and blue paper boards with white title onlay to front.
This is Copy No. 1709. Bible in stunning condition! The Commentary has just a few small marks to covers. Fold around slip case is near fine. A beautiful copy that would make a wonderful gift!
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