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Date is exactly "1612"
This 1612 biography of Jeanne d'Arc was compiled by Jean Hordal, a descendant of her brother. Although this work exaggerates Jeanne's military heroics, the engraved title page accurately reproduces the design of the civic monument that was erected in…
This "sombre" binding of about 1680 encloses two much earlier books, the first quarto edition of the King James Bible (1612) and aBook of Psalmsof 1620. The books were trimmed significantly for this binding, and the edges of their leaves were stained…
Smaller version of the King James Bible, intended for use in home and for visiting church. This copy contains inscriptions showing that it was in use by the family for at least 138 years.
Quarto version of the King James New Testament with "sombre" binding, meaning bindings that dispense with the ostentatious use of gold, usually as an expression of mourning.
First quarto edition of the King James Bible printed in Roman type, intended for personal use. Includes Apocrypha; without genealogies and map.