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Five (5) Holy Bible Volumes with Single Fore-Edge Paintings. 1st-4th items: The Holy Bible, Tran[s]lated from the Latin Vulgat, Vol. I-IV, 1763, 1764. Printed in Dublin. Octavos, 1,994 total gilt edged pages with four (4) watercolor single fore-edge painting, one (1) to each book, Vol. I: St. Kenelm's Chapel, near Harlesowen, Shropshire, Vol. II: Beauchief Abbey, Sheffield, Vol. III: Lilan Egweist Abbey, Vol. IV: Wenlock Abbey, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, rebound in tooled dark red calf leather with gilt borders and gilt lettering to spines, marbled end papers. Ex libris book plates, inside of front covers. 7 1/4" H x 4 5/8" W x 1 1/2" D. 5th item: The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Tran[s]lated out of the Latin Vulgat, Vol. I, 1764. Printed in Dublin. Octavo, 535 gilt edged pages with a watercolor single fore-edge painting of Llandaff Cathedral, Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales, rebound in tooled dark red calf leather with gilt borders and gilt lettering to spines, marbled end papers. Ex libris book plate, inside of front cover. 7 1/4" H x 4 5/8" W x 1 5/8" W. Mid 18th century. Note: All books in this lot were included on a bill of sale from John M. Bullock, Vice President of the First National Bank, Cincinnati, Ohio, dated September 6, 1984, available to the winning bidder. CONDITION: Fore-edge paintings in overall excellent condition. Pages in overall good condition with toning, areas of dampstaining. Rebound boards in overall good condition with areas of wear, corners bumped. Ex libris book plates, inside of front covers. Retail pencil inscriptions, front end papers. 5th item: Lettering to spine reads "Holy Bible Vol. V".