The Holy Bible : containing all the books of the Old and New Testaments. (Book, 1999) []
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The Holy Bible : containing all the books of the Old and New Testaments.

The Holy Bible : containing all the books of the Old and New Testaments.

Author: Barry MoserBradley HutchinsonClaudia CohenSarah CreightonMatthew CarterAll authors
Publisher: North Hatfield, Massachusetts ; New York City : Pennyroyal Caxton Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Wood engravings
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Moser; Bradley Hutchinson; Claudia Cohen; Sarah Creighton; Matthew Carter; Harold McGrath; Bruce Kovner; Suzie Kovner; Pennyroyal Caxton Press,; Papierfabrik Zerkall Renker & Söhne,
OCLC Number: 43401892
Language Note: Added title page for each group of Old Testament books in Hebrew. Added title page for New Testament in Greek: Hē Kainē Diathēkē tou Kuriou kai Sōtēros hēmōn Iēsou Christou.
Notes: Each Testament has a special title page.
"The Pennyroyal Caxton Bible was designed & illustrated by Barry Moser. It was composed & printed folio by Bradley Hutchinson at his press in Austin, Texas. The computer generated type was rendered into polymer printing plates and printed letterpress. The presswork commenced in the spring of 1997 and was completed in the autumn of 1999. The text follows that of Frederick Scrivener's 1873 critical edition of the Cambridge Paragraph Bible of the Authorized English (King James) version"--Colophon, v. 2.
"The typefaces are Galliard, Mantinia, & Mantinia Greek designed by Matthew Carter of Cambridge, Massachusetts, based on models by Robert Granjon & Andrea Mantegna. Mr. Carter also designed several new decorative & typographic elements for his types specially for this work, including the Le Bé Hebrew which is seen here for the first time"--Colophon, v. 2, continued.
"The paper is Zerkall Bible. It was custom-made ... by the Zerkall Paper Mill in Zerkall, Germany. The paper for the special copies was made by Kathryn and Howard Clark at Twinrocker Handmade Papers in Brookston, Indiana. The watermarks were designed by the illustrator based on 16th-century French models. The illustrations were engraved in resingrave, a recently invented polymer resin engraving medium. The blocks were cast by hand for Mr. Moser by the inventor of the medium, Richard Woodman of Redwood City, California ..."--Colophon, v. 2, continued.
"The bindings are from the combined workshops of Claudia Cohen and Sarah Creighton in Easthampton, Massachusetts. The prints that accompany the special copies were printed on hand-made Japanese Kitakata by Harold McGrath. ... The entire project was made possible by the good offices of Mr. Bruce Kovner of New York City"--Colophon, v. 2, continued.
Limited edition of 400 copies printed on Zerkall Bible paper.
Includes some red rubrication.
Issued in 2 clamshell cases (44 cm).
Spine title on case for volume 1: The Five Books of Moses. The Books of History. The Books of Poetry.
Spine title on case for volume 2: The Books of Prophecy. The New Testament of our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ.
Within volume 1, each group of books (Pentateuch, History, and Poetry) is paginated separately; within volume 2, the Books of Prophecy and the New Testament are paginated separately.
Letterpress printed. Bound in vellum with headbands sewn on vellum thongs. Vellum straps attach the front and back pastedowns to the covers. Title in gilt on front cover and on spine of each volume. Volume number, publisher and date at foot of each spine. Issued in cloth-covered drop-spine boxes with paper labels on spines.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 41 cm
Contents: Volume one. The King James version of the Old Testament of the Holy Bible : which comprises the five Books of Moses, the twelve Books of History and the five Books of Poetry / designed & illustrated by Barry Moser --
Volume two. The Books of Prophecy. The King James version of the New Testament of the Holy Bible : which comprises the four Gospels, the twenty-one Epistles and the Revelation of John / designed & illustrated by Barry Moser.
Other Titles: Bible.
Pennyroyal Caxton Bible


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