AND A SHORT MISCELLANY…
[BINDING]. The Holy Bible, Containing The Old And New Testaments, etc. Oxford: Printed At the Clarendon Press, by Samuel Collingwood And Co. 1827.
Thick 12mo. Original full straight-grained and polished red morocco, flat spine gilt in compartments with attractive Regency scrolls, rolls, and corners alongside bold gilt rules, both boards strikingly panelled with decorative gilt leaf tools surrounding elaborate centrepieces, decorative gilt edges to boards, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, pp. [iv], 5-251 + [i], printed in double column; a very pretty copy with light external rubbing, internally extremely fresh, crisp, and sound, with a neat calligraphic ink inscription to front free endpaper, "Miss E. Underhill, the Gift of her Father, Jany. 30th 1828", and again on the final endpaper, with a florid calligraphic hand, "Miss E. Underhill, Jany. 30th 1828".