Seasons Bible, Painted Panels and Brass Bosses

Holy Bible, Nineteenth Century KJV, late 1800’s (undated).  “Teacher’s Bible” which includes “The Bible Text-book, with twelve fine maps, valuable tables, indexes, Harmony of the Gospels, etc.” London: Eyre & Spottiswoode. NY, American Tract Society. A unique design binding with headbands of leather rolled in gold, wooden boards burned and painted by Jennifer McQuiston. Bound in dark brown morocco, blind and gold tooling, brass bosses. Created with Nashville artist Jennifer McQuistion as part of our MAAP grant through the Tennessee Arts Commission. $1100.


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Cover panels and arches by Jennifer McQuistion, a Nashville artist known for her woodburning and painting.

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Front panel in place during the design process.


Endsheets of heavy cave paper, with a woodsy bark feel.

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