London, South Kensington
30 November 2001
BIBLE, in English -- The Holy Bible, according to the Authorized Version ... prepared and arranged by The Rev. George D'Oyly and The Rev. Richard Mant ..., Oxford: The Clarenden Press, 1817.
3 volumes, 4° (320 x 260mm.), 9 maps and 56 engraved plates by H. Moses and others after Nicholas Poussin, Raphael D'Urbino, Joshua Reynolds and others (occasional spotting, browning and offsetting, one leaf cropped, hinges cracked in vol. III), contemporary red straight-grained morocco by John Shipp, Blandford, the covers with gilt double fillet enclosing repeating gilt palmette and lily border and inner foliate roll in blind with corner dentelles, the spines in 5 panels, the head and foot with cross, palmette and foliate tools, lettered in 3 panels with editors' names at the foot, gilt roll-tooled turn-ins (joints and edges lightly rubbed, covers occasionally scuffed), g.e. Herbert 1658. (3)
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