The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, by His Majesty’s Special Command. Appointed to be Read in Churches. Illustrated with original photographs by Francis Frith. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode., 1861. First edition. 4to. 290x230mm. Magnificent gilt decorated leather, with brass fittings and clasp, all edges with patterened gilt decoarted, royal blue watered silk end-papers, chromolithographed, half-title and title. 20 wet collodion albumen prints each mounted to larger sheets of card, each with printed caption and reference to the text. Covers rubbed, front hinge weak, lacking one of the brass bosses from the upper cover. Very Good.
Book ID: 036150