Holkham bible folio society books

Selling folio society books check ardis books first. Holkham bible picture book, holkham ms 666, holkhambibel. Sorry but the edition you are looking for is now out of stock. The folio society determines that the bible is the most. Facsimile edition published by the folio society in 2007. You are viewing all stock in the folio society category. The holkham bible is one of the most singular and exquisite bibles of gothic illumination of english provenance. A facsimile with accompanying commentary, transcription and translation. Holkham bible facsimile edition, published by the folio society, 2007. Folio society the bible with apocrypha king james version kjv slipcase box book. Selling folio society books ardis books folio society. The edition consists of 1750 numbered copies, this is copy number 480. We currently have 335 books in this category in stock. Nothing else is quite like the holkham bible picture book.

Great savings free delivery collection on many items. The holkham bible folio society devotees librarything. They are beautifully covered and bound exceptionally well. Full deep red morocco lettered gilt at the spine with 5 raised bands, top edge gilt others uncut. Strange holkham bible folio society devotees librarything. The complete novels illustrated with wood engravings. You need to be registered and approved to bid at this auction. Previously kept at holkham hall in norfolk, the book tells the story of the bible predominately in pictures. The holkham bible picture book and commentary by brown. Here is the short story collection dubliners by the irishman james joyce, first published in 1914. The fitzwilliam book of hours folio society 2009 limited edition pq. Three quarter bound in blue leather, raised bands to spine, gilt decorations to spine. At that point the society had no idea whether or not there was a market for facsimiles of that kind among folio members, but we need not have worried. The holkham bible is one of the most singular and exquisite bibles of gothic.

The drawings are either fullpage or divided into two registers, populated with a multitude of figures, gothic in design and yet rendered in a tinted drawing style made popular during the anglosaxon revival of the. Please send a list of titles and their condition, along with your location, and we will send a quote if we are interested, or a polite refusal if not. Please note that it does not include the bible itself. See more ideas about bible, medieval and 14th century. This is the commentary on the folio society edition of the holkham bible picture book. Published in series with charles van sandwyks bestselling how to see fairies, mr rabbits symphony of nature and other tails is a new folio society treasury of poems and stories, all beautifully illustrated and elaborately decorated. I hear they have lovely and efficient customer service. The socalled holkham bible, named after one of its 19th century owners, is a work of 14th century english. The holkham bible, the folio society, 2007 1750, 2 vols. Holkham bible leafing through the facsimile edition youtube. The holkham bible london, british library, add ms 47682 is an illustrated collection of biblical and apocryphal stories in norman french. Ardis, a sellerresellerbuyer of books, has a huge list of secondhand folio society books. This gorgeous and stylistically unique bible is stored in the british library in london. Folio, special limited edition no 95 of 100 copies signed by w.

The books published by the folio society include just about every subject imaginable. Here is the folio society limited edition of the holkham bible. Folio society the holkham bible w commentary by michelle p. The holkham bible facsimile is a very beautiful medieval picture book, focusing on the creation to the flood, the life of christ, and the apocalypse. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. If you have items for sale, please email us with details and your location. Take a look through our popular categories to find a different edition that you can treasure. Folio society limited editions index the hcbooksonline blog is your primary source for a complete listing of folio society limited editions from the first one published in 1976 to the latest ones. Ecosimulatedleatherbound limited edition, one of just 750 worldwide. The illustrations depict the stories in contemporary english settings, making it a visual source on medieval english society. Montague rhodes james, an english biblepicture book of the fourteenth century holkham ms. We are the largest seller of secondhand folio society books in the uk. New listingthe holkham bible folio society facsimile.

Details of an item from the british library catalogue of. On top of that is the fact that i really like a lot of the new books being put out between now and january, so i reasoned. First edition, folio society abebooks shop for books. Written and illuminated in the second quarter of the 14th century, the codex. King henrys prayer book, number 28 of 980 copies, the folio society. Holkham bible leafing through the facsimile edition.

Published by folio society, london, 2007, facsimile edition of the british library manuscript copy. They also have an archive function a bit tucked back in their website and harder to. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Their books are very pretty, and they would make fine additions to any firelit study or drawing room. Folio society limited numbered bible with apocrypha king james version 2 vols. It was produced in england during the decades before 50 for use by an unidentified dominican friar. Half leather binding by smith settle, gilt images to spine. Holkham bible facsimile edition, published by the folio society london, 2007. Solander box in near fine condition, with very light. The manuscript takes its name from holkham hall in norfolk, where it was part of the collection of the earls of leicester until 1952. The holkham bible folio society 2007 limited edition. Description, highres photos, availability, and prices of holkham bible.

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