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La Sainte Bible

Traduite par Lemaistre de Sacy, Paris. Furne et cie editeurs 1864. Imprimerie E.J. Claye Rue Saint Benoit.

Red crushed leather of excellent quality, gilt lettering to spine and double ruled lines around outside edge, 5 raised bands (a couple of small marks on two of them, slight rub on lower edge).

Gilt dentils running around inside boards with silk effect endpapers. Superb curved guilding around all 3 edges. Pagination: xx, 1020 pages (613-614 misnumbered), bookmark. Some spotting to prelims and tissue guards.

Illustrated with 30 engravings from Western Art including Raphael, Murillo, Poussin and Rembrandt. Fold out map of the Geographie de la Bible and a plan of Jerusalem. Red Slipcase sheepskin lined.

A spectacular Bible.