BIBLE, in English, Matthew version, 1549
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BIBLE, 1549, in English, Matthew version, 1549
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BIBLE, in English, Matthew version
[The Byble... In Whych are Contayned the Olde and New Testamente], black letter, double column, 65 lines, woodcut illustrations, 443 leaves (of 568, wanting all preliminaries, titles and various other leaves), 2 leaves defective, cropped with loss to headlines and side-notes, bookplate of Hugh Bright, and note "from H. Thompson. Souvenir of the Library of the late Joseph Book Tates Esq., of West Dingle, Liverpool" on front free endpaper [Herbert 74; STC 2077], folio (277 x 180mm.), [John Daye, and William Seres, August, 1549]


  • The so-called "Bug Bible", a reprint of Matthew's Bible of 1537 with the notes revised by Edmund Becke.
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