Showcasing the digital collections of Harvard's Houghton Library, including illustrations, photographs, bookbindings and more.
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The Holy Bible : contenying the Old Testament and the New, newlie translated out of [the] originall tongues and with the former translations diligently compared and revised by his Maiesties speciall commandement. London, 1639.
WKR 13.2.13
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Full contemporary black morocco in the style of Samuel Mearne, elaborately inlaid with different colored leathers and gold-tooled; ruled in red throughout; edges gilt, with a fore-edge painting of Charles II, probably done about 1660. Larger view here.

The Holy Bible : contenying the Old Testament and the New, newlie translated out of [the] originall tongues and with the former translations diligently compared and revised by his Maiesties speciall commandement. London, 1639.

WKR 13.2.13

Houghton Library, Harvard University

Full contemporary black morocco in the style of Samuel Mearne, elaborately inlaid with different colored leathers and gold-tooled; ruled in red throughout; edges gilt, with a fore-edge painting of Charles II, probably done about 1660. Larger view here.

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