BIBLE, English. The Holy Bible containing the Bookes of the Old & New Testament, Cambridge: John Field, 1659. 2° (443 x 285mm). Ruled in red throughout, engraved title and frontispiece royal arms (frontispiece slightly defective and mounted, last leaf repaired at the margins with slight loss of headline). Contemporary English red morocco, richly gilt to an all-over design made up of small tools including leafy sprays, rosettes, tulips, dots, etc. a black morocco inlaid arabesque border on sides, gilt edges (very rubbed, head and foot of spine worn, covers detached). Provenance: William van Mildert, Bishop of Durham (torn bookplate). DMH 666; not apparently in Wing.
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