Wonderful Vintage King James Olive Wood Bound Bible from Jerusalem, 1953

Here on offer is a wonderful vintage King James bible printed by Collins in 1953 .

This wonderful bible has from andback covers carved from olive wood with and embossed leather spine. The front has a cross carved in shallow relief, with Jerusalem on the back. Such items were often bought home from visits to the Holyland. The bible has a title page that reads:

THE

HOLY BIBLE

CONTAINING THE

OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS

TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL TONGUES

AND WITH THE FORMER TRANSLATIONS

DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED, BY HIS

MAJESTY ‘S SPECIAL COMMAND .

APPOINTED TO BE READ

IN CHURCHES

AUTHORISED

KING JAMES VERSION

PRINTED BY AUTHOROITY

LONDON AND NEW YORK

COLLINS’ CLEAR-TYPR PRESS,

GLASGOW . TORONTO . SYDNEY

AND AUCKLAND

The bible has wonderful coloured plates depicting scenes from the text and has maps of Europe and the Holyland.

The bible is offered in good vinatge condition, it measures about 14cm by 9cm by 3.5cm and weighs 380g.

A great collectable.

Please see my pictures for the details of the condition.

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