THE BOOK OF PSALMS, PRINTED ACCORDING TO THE AUTHORISED VERSION OF THE HOLY BIBLE, MDCXI.
- Utrecht, The Netherlands: n.p. (but Joh. Enschede en Zonen for Stichting de Roos), 1947.
- half leather over marbled paper covered boards, leather tips, five raised bands, title and publisher stamped in gilt on spine, top edge gilt
- 261, (1) pages
Price: $1,950.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 135513
One of 175 numbered copies signed by Jan Van Krimpen. Designed by Jan van Krimpen and printed by, Joh. Enschede en Zonen for Stichting de Roos. This edition of the Psalms is one of the finest examples of both the typography of Jan van Krimpen, and his Romanee typeface (in which this book is entirely hand set), on a very lovely Barcham Green handmade paper. Wonderful book and very scarce. Century for the Century, No. 47. Bookplate of Robert Elwell on front pastedown. Light scuffing to the edges of the front and rear hinges on the covers. Else near fine. Binding is tight.