Item #5336 The Aldine Bible New Testament. M. R. James, Eric Gill.
The Aldine Bible New Testament
The Aldine Bible New Testament

The Aldine Bible New Testament. Edited with an Introduction by M. R. James. Assisted by Delia Lyttleton.

London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1934-6. 8vo. 4 volumes, set. Original red cloth, gilt. Top edges stained red. Engravings by Eric Gill. Contents clean and without ownership marks. D/w spines uniformly darkened. A couple of tiny nicks. Volume 2 has a jacket from the leather edition. Fine in near fine d/ws. Item #5336

The text is the Authorized Version, printed in consecutive form without division into verses, in Gill's Joanna type set by Hague and Gill. Eric Gill provided two full-page wood engravings for each volume and the each jacket reproduces his 'Bartimeus' engraving on the front.

Price: £225.00

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