BIBLE IN ENGLISH: 1582 DOUAI-RHEIMS. The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Translated Faithfully into English.... Rheims: John Fogny, 1582.
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BIBLE IN ENGLISH: 1582 DOUAI-RHEIMS.
The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Translated Faithfully into English.... Rheims: John Fogny, 1582.
Sold for US$ 22,500 inc. premium

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH: 1582 DOUAI-RHEIMS. The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Translated Faithfully into English.... Rheims: John Fogny, 1582.
BIBLE IN ENGLISH: 1582 DOUAI-RHEIMS.
The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Translated Faithfully into English.... Rheims: John Fogny, 1582.
4to (207 x 151 mm). a-c4, d2, A-5D4, 5E2. Woodcut border to title, initials. 19th century navy morocco by F. BEDFORD, covers paneled in gilt, heavy gilt to spine, a.e.g. Title and final page toned, else clean.

FIRST EDITION OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC (DOUAI-RHEIMS) VERSION OF THE NEW TESTAMENT IN ENGLISH, translated by Gregory Martin. A particulaly attractive example. Pforzheimer points out that this version was "frequently consulted" by the revisors of the 1611 King James bible although not on their list of authorities. Darlow & Moule 177; Herbert 177; Pforzheimer 68; STC 2884.
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