The Authorised King James Version, first published in 1611, is recognised as a literary masterpiece and its rich and vigorous language has had a unique and lasting influence on English prose style. To celebrate its anniversary this magnificent hand-painted box features a design inspired by the title page with drawings of the principal figures from the border decoration: Moses and Aaron and the Apostles Peter and Paul with Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Inside the base are the first three verses from Genesis: ‘In the beginning God created the Heaven, and the Earth...’.
A limited edition of 400
Length: 3 1/4" (82mm) Height: 1 1/2" (40mm)
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