BIBLE IN ENGLISH. [The Holy Bible, conteyning the Old Testament, and the New: newly translated out of the originall tongues.... Imprinted at London : By Robert Barker, printer to the Kings most excellent Maiestie, Anno Dom. 1613.]
Lot 2267
BIBLE IN ENGLISH.
[The Holy Bible, conteyning the Old Testament, and the New: newly translated out of the originall tongues.... Imprinted at London : By Robert Barker, printer to the Kings most excellent Maiestie, Anno Dom. 1613.]
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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.
[The Holy Bible, conteyning the Old Testament, and the New: newly translated out of the originall tongues.... Imprinted at London : By Robert Barker, printer to the Kings most excellent Maiestie, Anno Dom. 1613.]
Folio (396 x 256 mm). A-B4 C6 D4 A-4M6 4N4 (-A & B 1-4, -3T6, -4N4). Black letter text, double columns, 72 lines, calendar printed in red and black. Woodcut headpieces and historiated initials. Contemporary paneled calf rebacked to style. Lacking first two gatherings (including title, supplied in facsimile) and New Testament title (3T6, supplied in facsimile), lacking final leaf (4N4), 3U2 supplied from another copy, loss to lower corners or margins of approx 25 leaves with some loss to printed marginalia and a few repairs, loss to lower corner of 2S3, 5, & 6 with loss to main text, leaves toned, scattered soiling, old dampstain to gutters extending to text, sold not subject to return.
Provenance: James and John Wyld (manuscript annotations on family deaths dated 1749-67 to final blank).

"The true 1613 folio edition of King James' Bible; easily distinguishable from the other large folio editions by its smaller type" (Herbert 322). STC 2226.
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