The Holy Bible.
London: Eyre and Strahan, 1818. 8vo, 969, (1)pp. Contemporary red morocco, covers panelled in gilt, gilt supralibros WGP on both covers, gilt-panelled backstrip, gilt edges concealing a fore-edge painting of a whaling scene. Joints lightly rubbed but generally a very good copy with the Ferne family notes in ink at the front covering 1874-1930. A pleasant family Bible with an unusual fore-edge painting depicting sailors at sea in three long boats with a ship in the background, trying to harpoon a giant whale in rough seas.
(Item Id: 106147)