Nonesuch Press.- 1611 Authorized King James Bible, 5 vol. including Apocrypha, limited editions, copper-engraved pictorial titles and head- & tail-pieces by Stephen Gooden, tissue guards, original decorated boards, gilt, spines a little browned and slightly rubbed at ends and joints, slight bumping to corners and spine extremities, folio, Nonesuch Press, New York The Dial Press, 1924-27.
Dimensions: Approx. 12 1/4 tall by 8 1/8 wide.
The edition is limited to 1,000 copies on Japon vellum and 75 copies on Arnold unbleached rag paper. This set is supplemented by a volume containing the Apocrypha, published by the Nonesuch Press in 1924. This book has been printed by Frederick Hall, printer to the University of Oxford Press, where the proofs have been read. The copperplates have been designed and engraved by Stephen Gooden. The typography has been arranged by Francis Meynell. The type is a modern rendering, redesigned for this book, of a letter used by Plantin. Twelve hundred and fifty copies, numbered 1 to 1250, have been printed on Japon vellum for England and America, and seventy-five copies, numbered I to LXXV, on Arnold unbleached rag paper. This is number 829. Printed at end of Apocrypha.