BIBLE, 1541, in English, Great Bible version [The Byble in Englysh]
Lot 235
BIBLE, 1541, in English, Great Bible version [The Byble in Englysh]
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BIBLE, in English, Great Bible version
[The Byble in Englyshe of the Largest and Greatest Volume], 5 parts in one vol., black letter, double column, 65 lines, titles to parts 2-4 and New Testament printed in red and black within wide historiated woodcut borders (third with lower corner torn away affecting 2 illustration blocks), woodcut illustrations, decorative initials, lacks title and 7 leaves of text (a1-5, and 3H4-5), title and 14 leaves repaired with loss of text, approximately 30 further leaves silked, ?5 inserted from another copy, shaved affecting some headlines, ownership inscription of Samuel Clark (1727) on verso of title of second part, further names and pen trials on verso of other titles, bookplate of Andrew Gifford (1700-1784, Baptist minister, and Assistant Librarian at the British Museum), and Baptist College Library, Bristol, with lengthy note (?by Gifford) headed "Memorandum March 18 1771" on front free endpaper, modern calf antique [Herbert 62; STC 2075], folio (375 x 247mm.), [Edward Whitchurch, 1541]

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