Rider’s Bible, 1763
“....and in righteousness he doth judge and make war..” Rider’s Bible. 1763. Complete in three volumes. King James (“authorized”) version. Extensive commentaries by William Rider (a Calvinist preacher/theologian). Numerous maps and plates interspersed throughout. Folio (14.5 inches tall). Rebound in full calf bindings. Minor stains and fading to bindings, scattered scuffing at edges of bands. Some paper repairs. Extensive family records penned inside vol 1. Records of awarding Freedom of the City to (apparently) a guild member (see photos). Text block clean and bright. Unmarked. Wide clean margins. A very good copy of a beautifully produced 18th century family Bible.