Of the three 1611 King James Bible Facsimiles Editions the publisher offers... this one is far-and-away the most popular and best seller. Just like the more expensive "Super Deluxe" edition detailed above, this much more affordable "Deluxe" edition also measures the exact size of the original 1611 printing: an enormous 17 ½ inches tall by 12 inches wide by 5 ½ inches thick (including its slipcase), and weighing a whopping 30 pounds. This full-size Deluxe Edition reproduction is printed on 100% rag cotton linen sheet (not wood-pulp paper), just like the original 1611. We even faithfully reproduced the small quantity of decorative red ink in the prefatory section.
Constructed of the highest grade of beautifully grained burgundy-brown Italian "Fiscagomma Leatherette" (the best imitation leather in the world - actually stronger that real leather), it has a thick, soft, supple texture and a look so much like real leather; everyone who examines it in our showroom is shocked when we tell them its not real leather. Many people insist that we must be mistaken, because after handling it they remain convinced that it is an excellent grade of genuine leather. We challenge you to see if you can tell the difference Fistigamo Leatherette and real full-grain leather... honestly, not one in a hundred people would question whether or not it was real leather. You've got to see it and touch it to believe it. In fact, simply substituting this beautiful "leather-alternative" binding material, enables us to reduce the price dramatically... from $1,495 as shown above... down to just $349... for what is essentially the same book in size and content!
If you want a huge full-size exact replica of the original 1611 King James Pulpit Folio First Edition, in a beautiful binding, and at price so low you could even buy extra copies as gifts ... this is the one. This purchase includes one genuine original leaf of a regular (non-title) page from the original 1611 printing of the King James Bible First Edition, suitable for framing (a $295 value if purchased separately).