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1772/71 Baskerville
, Item # KF3001

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1772/71 Baskerville

[Bible in English.] The Holy Bible… with annotations … Birmingham: John Baskerville [General title dated 1772 and New Testament title 1771.

The 1772 / 1771 issue of one of the most beautiful English Bibles ever produced, especially from a typographic viewpoint. With fine inserted engravings. 

“Always regarded as Baskerville’s magnum opus, and his most magnificent as well as his most characteristic specimen” (Reed, A History of the Old English Letter Foundries, p. 279, referring to the 1763 first issue folio).


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Just The Facts

Item # KF3001
King James
OT Title: 1772
NT Title: 1771

Size: 17x11.5x3.25"
Font: Roman

Additional Features:
Re-issue of the 1769/71

Full Calf Binding
End Papers: Marbled

Appraisal Value: $9,500

Inventory List Price: $7,500

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