Content: Binding by Stephen and Thomas Lewis of London, 1653, of black morocco, gilt, with one silver clasp and remains of another, and with fore-edge painted under gold.
Content: British and foreign Bible soc. historical cat., 490.
Content: General and N.T. title pages within the same woodcut border.
Content: The painting includes the arms of the Booth family of Salford, Lancashire, impaled with an unidentified female coat, flowers and animals, the monogram ST and the legends"Via verbũ. Patria cœlum" and "Lewis fecit. Anno Dom. 1653." For discussion and reproductions, cf. Walters art gallery, Baltimore. The history of bookbinding...an exhibition. Baltimore, 1957. no. 410, pl. lxxxi, and Kellaway, W. The fore-edge painting of Stephen and Thomas Lewis. (In: The Guildhall miscellany. London. 1957, July. p. 27-32)
Content: With this is bound: Downame, John. A brief concordance, ortable to the Bible of the last translation. London, 1652.