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Lot 53
BIBLE, in English, Bishop's Version [The Holy Bible]
Sold for £1,020 (US$ 1,714) inc. premium
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BIBLE, in English, Bishop's Version
[The Holy Bible], Apocrypha and New Testament titles within wide woodcut borders, black letter, double column, lacks 11 (of 18) preliminary leaves, and 2 leaves of text (page 5, and 492), page 298 defective, preliminaries and approximately 30 leaves strengthened with archival tape (mostly marginal, 4 leaves full-page), ownership inscriptions of John Leverett (1720), modern morocco, early panelled calf sides laid down on covers [Herbert 271; STC 2188], folio, [Robert Barker, 1602], sold not subject to return

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  • The last edition of the Bishops' Bible.
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