Thursday, August 11, 2011

Art Pictures from the Old Testament

Brown, Ford Madox, Edward Burne-Jones, William Holman Hunt, Frederick Sandys, Simeon Solomon, et. al. (illus.), and Aley Fox (letterpress by), ART PICTURES FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT (London: SPCK, 1894). First edition, 27.5 x 21.5cm (4to), in publisher's grey linen w/coloured designs & gilt title to fr. cover & spine, bevelled edges, cream ep.s, 180 (xii) pp. w/frontis & 89 wood engravings by the Dalziels. Includes all the plates publ. in the Dalziels' Bible Gallery + those commissioned by them but not incl. in the 1881 ed. From the collection of Nigel Temple w/his small decorative bookplate to fr. pastedown. Binding Very Good (extremities sl. bumped & rubbed, & ep.s browned); contents Near-Fine. Fredeman 100.5. (Inv. #946) C$200

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