The Coronation Bible. c1911
The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments Translated out of the Original Tongues by His
Majesty's Special Command.
Similar in size to the Allies Bible 1%" x 11" x 1" 876 pp. Bound in tan leather and extensively tooled front and rear. Spine has five double bars and 'Coronation Bible' embossed to top and 1911' embossed to bottom of spine. Magnifying glass in leather, slipped into sleeve at rear of
Minor scuffing to top of spine corners, some pencil marks
across page ends top & bottom, a piece of paper glued to rear fold where magnifier is to presumably repair a tear to top edge, otherwise in fair condition.
- this is the much less common later bible of 1911, produced to celebrate the coronation of King
Sold by a collector in a public auction at Bonhams, 9th November 2022.