BIBLE: ASHE FAMILY BIBLE FROM REVD. & MRS. NICHOLAS DEVEREUX – The Comprehensive Bible; Containing the Old and New Testaments, According to the Authorized Version, with the Various Readings ad Marginal Notes Usually Printed Therewith:
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A General Introduction. The Parallel Passages ... Philological and Explanatory Notes ; & The Psalms of David in Metre: According to the Version Approved by the Church of Scotland and Appointed to be Used in Worship [Finely Bound 2 volumes in 1]
London: Samuel Bagster, 1829. Quarto. pp. , ii, 1352, xviii, xiii. Bound in full blind-stamped brown morocco, spine divided into six panels by five raised bands, title in gilt direct in the second, place of publication in gilt at heel. Dedication in gilt on upper cover ‘Parting
Testimony of Christian Regard. / From / Revd. N. Devereux / and / Mrs. Devereux / to the / Revd. Wm. Ashe. / 3rd December 1834.’ Board edges and turn-ins ruled in gilt; brown endpapers; green endbands; brown silk markers. With genealogical notes relating to the Ashe family, in manuscript on the preliminary blank pages copied from the bible of the father of William Ashe. Loosely inserted is an envelope addressed to Miss F. Ashe, Kinlough Rectory, Bundoran, Ireland, with Victoria stamp (young head), dated 1888. All edges gilt. In fine condition.
Provenance: Presented to the Reverend William Ashe by the Reverend and Mrs. Nicholas Devereux. William Ashe (1803-1884) of Tamlaght, Co. Londonderry. TCD. Curate of Loughgall, Armagh, Rector of Rossinver, Leitrim.
Nicholas Devereux (1799-1867) of Ballyrankin House, Co. Wexford. TCD. Chaplain to the Marquess of Ely, Rector and Vicar of Ematris (Clogher)
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