1865 EXQUISITE Bible Italian Renaissance Illustrated ART Raphael Titian RARE

Holy Bible

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An extremely desirable mid-19th-century English New Testament Bible. While Bibles from this era are relatively abundant, this edition is one of the rarest illustrated versions. This 1865 Bible features beautiful engravings of the artwork of high-profile Italian Renaissance artists including Fra Angelico, Pietro Perugino, Lorenzo di Credi, Titian, Raphael, and Gaudenzio Ferrari.

 

Per Darlow & Moule,

“Edited by Thomas Longman. The initial letters and all the decorative portions were designed or drawn on wood by Henry Shaw, and the figure illustrations drawn and engraved under his supervision.”

 

Beautifully bound, as expected of this edition, by Riviere with marbled endpapers.

$750.00

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1865 EXQUISITE Bible Italian Renaissance Illustrated ART Raphael Titian RARE

 

An extremely desirable mid-19th-century English New Testament Bible. While Bibles from this era are relatively abundant, this edition is one of the rarest illustrated versions. This 1865 Bible features beautiful engravings of the artwork of high-profile Italian Renaissance artists including Fra Angelico, Pietro Perugino, Lorenzo di Credi, Titian, Raphael, and Gaudenzio Ferrari.

 

Per Darlow & Moule,

“Edited by Thomas Longman. The initial letters and all the decorative portions were designed or drawn on wood by Henry Shaw, and the figure illustrations drawn and engraved under his supervision.”

 

Beautifully bound, as expected of this edition, by Riviere with marbled endpapers.

 

Item number: #9511

Price: $750

 

Holy Bible

 

The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: with engravings on wood from designs of Fra Angelico… and others.

 

London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green, 1865.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xvi, 540
    • 100 woodcut engravings
      • 60 full-page plates
      • 40 marginal ornaments, initial letters, medallions, etc.
    • References: Darlow & Moule 1951
    • Provenance: Caldecott Family
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~10in X 8.25in (25.5cm x 21cm)

 

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9511

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Religion

Authors

Holy Bible

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete