BIBLE, 1574, in English, Bishops' version
Lot 240
BIBLE, 1574, in English, Bishops' version
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Lot Details
BIBLE, in English, Bishops' version
[The Holy Byble, Conteyning the Olde Testament and the Newe], black letter, double column, New Testament title within woodcut border, part titles with large woodcut illustration, double-page woodcut map (from the same block as that used for the Coverdale Bible of 1535, but with different letterpress in the scroll, and Parker's arms in the tablet dated 1574), illustrations and maps in the text (one full-page in Revelations, several half-page), historiated woodcut initials, lacks general title and 10 preliminary leaves, the woodcut of the Tabernacle and 2 leaves at end (R5-6), 6 leaves with some loss of text, approximately 6 with tears, some leaves shaved touching side-notes (mostly towards begninning), soiling towards end, bookplate of Andrew Gifford (1700-1784, Baptist minister, and Assistant Librarian at the British Museum), and Bapist College Library, early calf, rebacked in morocco gilt, folio (340 x 225mm.), [Richard Jugge, 1574]

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  • The third folio edition of the Bishops' version.
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