Birmingham: Printed by John Baskerville, 1769-1772.
Second Baskerville Bible, with first state title-page (dated 1769). Engraved frontispiece, 9 copperplates; unpaginated [1144 pages]. Folio. Full contemporary mottled calf, gilt; rubbed and scuffed, some offsetting from plates, light soiling throughout, previous owner's note affixed to front pastedown, else a handsome, sturdy copy. Gaskell 35; Pardoe p. 105. Item #238782
The second edition of Baskerville's masterpiece, following the 1763 first edition. Issued in parts, this copy retains the first-state title page, dated 1769.
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