Shakespeare Family Bible c1901 The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments
Translated out of the Original Tongues... by His Majesty's Special Command. 936 pages and printed on. Oxford India Paper. Bound in brown leather in the antique style with gilt title on the spine. It contains notes on the Shakespeare family records and facsimiles of the entries in the parish register, Stratford Upon Avon. Presented in a hinged Mauchline, book shaped box. The front has a view of Shakespeare's house and the back shows the memorial in the parish church. A label inside: the box describes it as "The Smallest Bible in the World with the Shakespeare Family Records. No Magnifier?"
Sold by a collector in a public auction at Bonhams, 9th November 2022.