A Leaf from the 1611 King James Bible
with "The Noblest Monument of
English Prose" by John Livingston Lowes
& "The Printing of the King
James Bible" by Louis I. Newman
Limited to 300 copies printed by Grabhorn Press. With an original leaf from
the 1611 King James Bible tipped in, from chapter 12 of the Apocrypha to
a sizable portion of chapter 11. San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1937. Folio; pp. , xxii, ; quarter cloth over paper-backed boards, printed paper spine label. Printed in red and black with hand illuminated initials. Very good or better, some rubbing and traces of fraying to board extremities, a few minor thumbstains, else clean and fine. A beautiful and unique presentation of an original leaf from the Apocrypha, with historical context provided by Lowes and Newman.
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