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Two (2) 18th Century Baskett Bibles, dated 1719 and 1726, and one (1) 16th Century book by Nicolas de Hannappes. 1st item: The Holy Bible, Containing The Old Testament and The New, 1719. Printed by John Baskett, University of Oxford Press. Octavo, engraved frontispiece, title page, and illustrations, hardbound in red leather with gilt borders, gilt lettering and blind stamps to spine. Ex libris label inside front cover. 9 3/4" H x 7 1/2" W x 3 1/8" D. 2nd item: The Holy Bible, Containing The Old Testament and The New, 1726. Printed by John Baskett, Edinburgh. Octavo, marble edge pages with engraved title page and illustrations, rebound in three-quarter brown leather with marbled-paper sides. 10" H x 8 3/8" W x 2 1/8" D. 3rd item: Virtutum vitiorumque exempla, ex universae divinae scripturae promptuario desumpta by Nicolas de Hannappes, 1540. Published by Jacques Kerver, Paris. Octavo, 144 pages, old rebinding in brown leather with blind stamped covers, three raised hubs. Ex libris label inside of front cover. 6 7/8" H x 4 1/4" W x 1" D. CONDITION: All items: Overall good condition with wear, tears, toning/acid burn, areas of dampstaining, separation from bindings, ink inscriptions, etc. to be expected from age. Additional condition issues – 1st item: Both covers are separated from spine. 2nd item: Front cover separated from spine, both covers with old tape repair to interior. Pages clipped for rebinding. 3rd item: Some losses to leather.