• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 141

    BIBLE in English -- The Holy Bible. London: James Flesher, 1657. 2 vols. in one, 12° (143 x 79mm), engraved general title by W. Hainsworth, 79 lines to the page. (Q11 torn with significant loss and repaired, occasional short tears.) Near contemporary calf, spine gilt, marbled endpapers (joints cracked, some flaking of spine). Provenance: genealogical record of Elizabeth Colvil b. 1715, John Heron b. 1721, and Heron family descendants at rear. Darlow & Moule/Herbert 658.

    Price Realised  

    BIBLE in English -- The Holy Bible. London: James Flesher, 1657. 2 vols. in one, 12° (143 x 79mm), engraved general title by W. Hainsworth, 79 lines to the page. (Q11 torn with significant loss and repaired, occasional short tears.) Near contemporary calf, spine gilt, marbled endpapers (joints cracked, some flaking of spine). Provenance: genealogical record of Elizabeth Colvil b. 1715, John Heron b. 1721, and Heron family descendants at rear. Darlow & Moule/Herbert 658.

    With the mansuscript "Journal ... of George Heron begun on the 10th of October 1824" and continued until 1826, 8°, 231p. + index, red half morocco; and 3 printed vols. in gilt-tooled 18th-century morocco, including the New Testament illustrated opposite. (5)


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