Leaf From The 1611 King James Bible
Title: 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
Description: Essays by John Livingston Lowes & Louis I. Newman. (Folio) 39.5x27.5 cm. (15½x10½") cloth-backed boards, paper spine label. One of 300 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press.With an original leaf containing Ezekiel, Chapter XXIIII and portions of Chapters XXIII & XXV with 2 woodcut initial letters. The book printed in red and black with hand-illuminated initials. The leaves "are from an incomplete copy of the rare first edition of the King James Version, the famous "He" Bible of 1611. Set in double columns and printed from black-letter type, the folio pages are handsome examples of early Seventeenth Century printing...". GB 275.
Heading: (Grabhorn Press - Leaf Book)Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: Book Club of California
Date Published: 1937
Spine sunned, light wear; very good.