SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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MONTGOMERY, Robert.
The Sacred Annual; being the Messiah, A Poem, in six Books

Published
London: John Turrill, 1834.
Plates
11
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Value
0-5000
Published
London: John Turrill, 1834.
Ref
443

Fourth Edition. 8vo blue leather binding in excellent condition. Frontis - highlighted in gold. Three hand-coloured lithos by John Martin (1789-1854). The three plates by John Martin are his only coloured lithographs. Total ten hand-coloured plates and coloured frontispiece. Coloured plates in order: 1. Not captioned. 2. Title Page. 3. Eve's First Born. 4. The Patriarch. 5. The Atheist viewing the dead body of his Wife. 6. The Annunciation. 7. The Entry into Jerusalem. 8. The Sermon on The Mount. 9. The Widow's Mite. 10. The Remorse of Judas. 11. Christ appearing to Mary at the Tomb.