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Cambridge : John Field for John Ogilby

The Holy Bible containing the bookes of the Old & New Testament 1660

47.2 x 31.6 x 10.6 (book measurement (conservation)) | RCIN 1142247

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Bound for Charles II's personal use soon after his Restoration, this sumptuous Bible embroidered with the royal coat of arms in silver and silver-gilt wire and coloured silks is symbolic of the return of magnificence and splendour to the church and court. Cat. 29