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A GEORGE III HARDSTONE AND GOLD BOOK-COVER WITH BIBLE INSIDE
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A GEORGE III HARDSTONE AND GOLD BOOK-COVER WITH BIBLE INSIDE

ENGLISH, CIRCA 1760/1770, THE BOOK PRINTED BY JOHANNES LEUSDEN, LEYDEN, LUCHTMANN, 1765

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A GEORGE III HARDSTONE AND GOLD BOOK-COVER WITH BIBLE INSIDE
English, circa 1760/1770, the book printed by Johannes Leusden, Leyden, Luchtmann, 1765
Rectangular book cover with wavy outlines and scrolling rounded corners, front and back inlaid with slightly raised cartouche-shaped moss-agate panels within a stamped reeded and foliate scrolling gold cagework, the spine similarly decorated with rounded moss-agate panels and scrolling stamped gold dividers, the six clasp rings fixed with a reeded detachable pencil holder now containing a metal plume, one end applied with an oval gold-mounted carnelian seal carved with a head in profile, inside the silk-lined printed New Testament in Greek
4 in. (101 mm.) high
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.
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