The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Translated Faithfully into English. Rheims: John Fogny, 1582. a-c4, d2, A-5D4, 5E2. 4to (210 x 150 mm). 19th century paneled calf. Tiny worm trail affecting margin of 20 leaves, a few rust-spots and early underlining, upper joint cracking.
First edition of the Roman Catholic (Douai-Rheims) version of the New Testament in English, translated from the Vulgate chiefly by Gregory Martin. A very clean and bright copy. Darlow & Moule 177; Pforzheimer 68; STC 2884.
Provenance: bookplate of John Wodehouse, 3rd Baron Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley [1826-1902].