The Universal Family Bible Or Christian's Divine Library Containing the Sacred Text of the Old and New Testament...

By: Southwell, Reverend Henry (L. L. D.)

Price: $350.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Copper plate; Rebound in one volume. This is the 2nd edition, which is normally found in two volumes. This copy has been rebound in one folio sized volume. The title page, frontispiece and table of contents have been laid-on new paper (repaired by a professional). Three quarter leather with plain black cloth covered boards. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have rubbing and small bits of leather missing. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. Marbled endpapers. This volume is illustrated with one hundred Copper-plates, executed from original designs and capital foreign paintings by Grignion, Walker, Rennoldson, Taylor, etc. The book includes both Old and New Testaments, apocrypha and illustrated with notes Theological, Historical, Practical, Critical and Explanatory. There is a previous owner's name inked at the top edge of the Book of Genesis (dated 1807). "Charles Grignion the Elder (1721–1810) was a British engraver and draughtsman. Grignion was born in London to Huguenot refugees. He was a prolific historical engraver and book illustrator. He studied in London at Hubert-François Gravelot's school in Covent Garden. He also engraved the earliest record of a cricket match, published in the General Advertiser in 1748. In 1754, his nephew Charles Grignion the Younger was born. His nephew, in turn, became a history and portrait painter. " (from Wikipedia)

Title: The Universal Family Bible Or Christian's Divine Library Containing the Sacred Text of the Old and New Testament...

Author Name: Southwell, Reverend Henry (L. L. D.)

Categories: Religion,

Edition: 2nd Edition

Publisher: London, England, J. Cooke in Pater-Noster Row: 1777

Binding: Leather

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: A39133

Keywords: Religion Bibles Reverend Henry Southwell Old Testament New Testament Religion,