BIBLE, IN ENGLISH [The Newe Testament of oure Saviour Jesus Christe. Faythfully Translated oute of the Greke], [R. Jugge, 1553]

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BIBLE, IN ENGLISH
[The Newe Testament of oure Saviour Jesus Christe. Faythfully Translated oute of the Greke], [R. Jugge, 1553]

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BIBLE, IN ENGLISH
[The Newe Testament of oure Saviour Jesus Christe. Faythfully Translated oute of the Greke], black letter, first few pages printed in red and black, woodcut illustrations and initials, 2 woodcut maps, title and final 4 leaves (2R1-4) in facsimile, repairs to ¶2-6, C1, O8, S8, and 4 leaves near end with loss of a few words at times, brown crushed morocco by Bedford, g.e. [ESTC S102488; Herbert 104], 4to (203 x 145mm.), [R. Jugge, 1553]

Footnotes

  • WILLIAM TYNDALE'S VERSION, the second quarto edition of Jugge's revision. Edward VI's accession was marked by a revival of evangelical reform in England, and after a royal injunction in 1547 every parish church in England was compelled to purchase a vernacular Bible. This edition was published in the last year of Edward's reign.

    Provenance: Rev. Samuel John Thorpe (1865-1936), Baptist Minister; thence by descent to the present owner, a Devon clergyman, with presentation label date 1946 on front pastedown.
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