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The Book of Ruth : translated out of the original tongue : & with the former translations diligently compared and revised by His Majesty's special command.
Additional Title(s):
Bible. Ruth. English. 1923.
London : The Nonesuch Press, MCMXXIII [1923]
Physical Description:
[18] pages ; 24 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BS1313 1923
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
In case as issued.
Title page and text within brown ornamental border.
"The text of this edition of the Book of Ruth is that of the Authorized version, with the omission of the chapter headings. The type is a new modification of William Caslon's. The borders are enlarged from copies of those designed in the mid-sixteenth century by Bernard Salomon for Jean de Tournes.The edition is limited to 250 copies. There will be no reprint."--Colophon.
Printed at the Pelican Press.
Dreyfus, J. Nonesuch Press, 3
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 231 of 250. Bound in batik paper and issued in blue paper slip case.
Subject Terms:
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Nonesuch Press, publisher.
Pelican Press, printer.
Salomon, Bernard, approximately 1506-approximately 1561, illustrator.

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