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.
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