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Like Downton Abbey, these antique Bibles are brimming with so much history. | Watch on Masterpiece PBS

old Bibles - We collect them. Most old Bibles contain the Tetragrammetan, (four Hebrew letters) and God's name Yahweh or Jehovah in English. I too, love old Bibles- They are just beautiful to me!

A copy of La Saincte Bible en Francoys, translated by Jacques Lefevre d’Etaples, vol.II. Book bound for Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. This copy form Antwerp was made in 1534 and was specially bound for Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Crowned Tudor roses and ‘HA’ ciphers appear on the binding of both volumes together with evangelical texts in French.

A copy of La Saincte Bible en Francoys, translated by Jacques Lefevre d’Etaples…

He let the Bible fall open,.the entries began with his parent's marriage.'Marrit for love', it said. And the next entry showed Willie's birth scarcely two months past the date of the marriage. Voyager by Diana Gabaldon

MINIATURE-2-THUMB-Holy-Bible-c1770-Leather-ANTIQUE-English-LEATHER-Victorian

MINIATURE 2" THUMB Holy Bible c1770 Leather ANTIQUE English LEATHER Victorian

MINIATURE-2-THUMB-Holy-Bible-c1770-Leather-ANTIQUE-English-LEATHER-Victorian

I want to carry a bible down the aisle with me. I have an old leather 1832 New Testament that may be a contender.

I want to carry a bible down the aisle with me. I have an old leather 1832 New Testament that may be a contender.

Did Moses Write the Bible?

Did Moses Write the Bible?

Was Moses involved in writing the Bible? How many people wrote the Bible? Learn the answer to these Bible questions.

Tobacco Book (Virginia version), 2011. Tobacco leaves, paper, cardboard, rubber-stamped

The latest, local version of Xu Bing’s book made of tobacco leaves features one of the oldest surviving English texts on Virginia tobacco, from Ralph Hamor’s 1615 book, A true discours…

Recueils de poésies turques sur papier silhouette et papier moucheté. Turquie, XVIIe siècle  Papier

Recueils de poésies turques sur papier silhouette et papier moucheté. Turquie, XVIIe siècle Papier

..      Pair of miniature longstitch books with buttoned fore-edge flaps. 2011 (Advanced Book Arts)  The paper inside these books includes pages from discarded library books, old letters and lists, scraps of handmade paper, technical manuals, and various other random bits and pieces. It was made for a project in which  each student received an envelope of paper scraps to use in any way  desired.

cpfffr: “ Pair of miniature longstitch books with buttoned fore-edge flaps. 2011 (Advanced Book Arts) The paper inside these books includes pages from discarded library books, old letters and lists,.