F383 Oxford Lectern Bible

F383 Oxford lectern bible_IMG_4406_edited_whiteThe Holy Bible : containing the Old and New Testaments : translated out of the original tongues and with the former translations diligently compared and revised by His Majesty’s special command.

Oxford : Printed at the University Press, 1935.

Typeface: Monotype Centaur 22pt.

Printed by John Johnson, Printer to the University

Designed by Bruce Rogers, 1870-1957


F383 Oxford lectern bible_IMG_4413_edited_smallerThis exceptionally large and heavy bible is intended for use on a church lectern, and is considered to be the masterpiece of Bruce Rogers.  The type page is 9 by 13 inches, printed on a leaf 13 by 18 1/4 inches.  It is accompanied by related publications:  An account of the making of the Oxford Lectern Bible  and A prospectus giving particulars and specimen pages of the new Oxford Lectern Bible.