The Holy Bible (1782)

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The Holy Bible (1782)

S$985.00

Title: The Complete British Family Bible
Author: Paul Wright (ed)
Publisher: Alex Hogg, 1782. Impossibly rare.
Condition: Hardcover, full leather, recently re-bound. In excellent condition for its age. Giant sized – 14.5″ in height. With over 80 gorgeo

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Title: The Complete British Family Bible: being a new universal exposition and commentary on the Holy Scriptures. Containing the sacred text of the Old and New Testaments, with the Apocrypha, at large. Illustrated with notes and annotations, theological, critical, moral, historical, practical, chronological and explanatory.
Author: Paul Wright (ed)
Publisher: Printed for Alex Hogg, London, No 16 Pater-Noster-Row, in 1782. Impossibly rare.
Condition: Hardcover, full leather, recently re-bound. In excellent condition for its age. Giant sized – 15″ in height. With over 80 gorgeous full-page engravings. Extremely large and heavy, shipping overseas will cost extra.

An extremely rare, first edition of the Wright Bible. Possibly the first Bible with a map of the Garden of Eden.

Edited by Paul Wright, D.D.F.S.A. Vicar of Oakley, and Rector of Snoreham, in Essex, and late of Pembroke Hall, Cambridge. ;

Embellished with the most elegant set of copper plates ever published in a work of this kind ; finely engraved, from the original drawings of Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Dodd, Samuel Wale, Esq. and others, by those ingenious artists, Messrs. Pollard, Grignion, Heath, Walker, Taylor, &c.