London, South Kensington
9 July 2002
BIBLE, English. The Holy Bible containing the Old Testament and the New: newly translated out of the original Tongues, London: John Field, 1648. 4° (233 x 175mm.). Engraved title within figural border, printed in double column, engraved plates, rubricated throughout [bound with:] The Whole Book of Psalms: collected into English metre by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and others, London: Company of Stationers, 1655. (Some staining, occasional spotting). 19th-century red morocco gilt, covers with wide gilt border, spine gilt in compartments, gauffered edges. (Extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance: The Honorouble Georgiana Maunsell (morocco bookplate); "A Prayer of Prince Eugenes," early 3-page autograph leaves inserted at the front; copious early annotation on rear endpapers relating to the Warren and Cullen families.
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