New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1935-36. Hardcover. Complete 5-volume set housed in two slipcases. Small 4to. Blue cloth with gilt lettering, rules and decorations and two gold paper-covered slipcases with paper spine labels. xlviij, 2575pp. Near fine/very good. Volume two inner hinges (only) a tad rough; both slipcases mildly edgeworn and a bit rubbed. Item #47595
Attractive quintette of the LEC's hefty Bible, as designed by founder George Macy. One slipcase houses the first three volumes -- The Old Testament, issued 1935 -- while a second slipcases houses the Apocrypha and The New Testament, issued 1936. Colophon at rear of third, fourth and fifth volumes notes limitation of 1500 numbered copies (this #1132). Surprisingly uncommon as a complete set. NEWMAN 73.