A Chained Bible in Original Box (c. 1901)
The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments. Published by David Bryce and Son, Glasgow. 1901, 876 pages with illustrations. Bound in calf in the antique style. with a magnifying glass inside the back cover. Chained to ant oak lectern 514 high. A label under the base of the lectern describes it as a facsimile of those chained bibles found in some English Cathedrals. Produced for the Tercentenary Commemoration of the Authorised Version of the English Bible. In its original box with a pictorial label, which is very rare.
16" x 1" (44mms x 33mms.)
Uncommon particularly with original box. Sold by a collector in a public auction at Bonhams, 9th November 2022.