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A concordance, that is to saie, a worke wherein by the ordre of the letters of the A.B.C. ye maie...
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A concordance, that is to saie, a worke wherein by the ordre of the letters of the A.B.C. ye maie redely finde any words conteigned in the whole Bible, so often as it is there expressed or mencioned.: First Bible Concordance In English

by John Merbek [Merbecke] [Marbeck]

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London: Richard Grafton, 1550. Folio (11 x 7.5 in). The first edition of the first complete Bible concordance in English. Woodcut title page, initials, and printer's devices. Full page woodcut of Henry VIII on final leaf by Holbein (frequently lacking).
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Text in three column black letter font. Woodcut title page with portrait of King Henry VIII above title and printer s device below. Dedication to King Edward (3 pp.) with engraved woodcut initial. Introduction to the Reader (2 pp.) with engraved woodcut initial. A Table Expressing By Plaine Letters (1 pp.) and a full page woodcut of the printer s device (1 pp.). A blank leaf (A6). Text ends on colophon. A full page woodcut portrait of Henry VIII by his favorite artist Hans Holbein the younger, first published in 1548.
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A^6, A-Z^6, Aa-Zz^6, Aaa-Vvv^6, Xxx^1. Lacks Bb4.
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The signature of William Kythe appears on the final leaf. This is very likely William Kethe a Marian exile, scholar who translated the Geneva… Read More
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New: Newly Translated out of the Original...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New: Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues: And with the former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. By His Majesty’s Special Command. Appointed to be Read in Churches: Red-Ruled Vinegar Bible

by [King James Bible]

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London: John Baskett, 1717. Elephant folio (20.5 x 13 in). The famous and monumental "Vinegar Bible" also known as the "Baskett full of errors," and generally acknowledged as the most magnificent Bible printed in England.
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The text is the King James Version and was printed in large folio by John Baskett at Oxford in 1717-16. The volume is adorned with sixty beautifully engraved head- and tailpieces depicting scenes from the Bible that cover about one quarter of the page, and is also further adorned with engraved initials. This edition is the more elaborately illustrated 'A' variant with two general titles. The first one - engraved by Du-Bose- represents Moses writing the first words of Genesis. The second title shows a particularly fine view of Oxford. The text contains the famous typographical error in the headline of Luke XX that reads "The Parable of the Vinegar" and comprises the complete text of the Old Testament, Apocrypha, and New Testament, along with the two title pages and… Read More
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The Holy Bible: containing the Old Testament, and the New. Newly translated out of the originall...
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The Holy Bible: containing the Old Testament, and the New. Newly translated out of the originall Tongues: And with the former Translations diligently compared and revised, by his Majesties Speciall commandement.: 1611 King James Bible – 1634 the Fourth in the Series of 59-line Folios with Original Furniture

by [King James Bible]

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London: Robert Barker, 1634. Folio (16 x 10.75 in). The fourth distinct folio edition of the 1611 King James Bible with 59-lines to the column. Complete preliminaries with Calendar printed in red and black. Both engraved titles present, with the general title in expert facsimile. The Bible text is complete, and each chapter begins with a woodcut initial. A rare copy of the book that is considered the crowning jewel of English Bible versions and among the most important books published in English.
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General title page (1634) in expert facsimile with woodcut featuring the Tetragrammaton above, the Agnus Dei and the Holy Dove, with Matthew and Mark on either side; on the left side are the tents of the twelve tribes and on the right side the twelve apostles; below the letterpress are the Lamb slain along with Luke and John and a the bottom a tablet with the word Cum Privilegio. Preliminaries include the Translators to the Reader (11 pp.); Kalendar in red and black (6 ff.); Almanack (1… Read More
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The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Translated Faithfully into English out of the Authentical...
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Summary: Rhemes and Doway: John Fogny and Laurence Kellam, 1582 and 1610. 4to (8.25 x 6.25 in). A complete Douai Old Testament and Rheims New Testament Bible in contemporary calf. The first edition of the Roman Catholic Bible in English in near-matching bindings with arguments and annotations.
Description: Text in single column Roman font with 41 lines to the column. Annotations follow each chapter of Bible text. NT: Fifteen preliminary leaves with title within narrow frame (1582). OT Volume 1: Ten preliminary leaves with title within narrow frame (1609). OT Volume 2: Title within narrow frame (1610), followed by Approbatio on verso. Ends with An historical table of the times… of the Old Testament (24 pp.), A particular table of the most principal thinges… (27 pp.), Censura, Errata.
Collation: a-c^4, d^2, A-Z^4, 2A-2Z^4, 3A-3Z^4, 4A-4Z^4, 5A-5D^4, 5E^2 (NT); [cross]^6, [cross][cross]^4, A-Z^4, 2A-2Z^4, 3A-3Z^4, 4A-4Z^4, 5A-5Z^4, 6A-6S^4, 6T^6 (OT Volume 1); A-Z^4, 2A-2Z^4, 3A-3Z^4, 4A-4Z^4,… Read More
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The Holy Bible containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly translated out of the original...
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The Holy Bible containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised …: With Contemporary Fore-Edge Painting

by [King James Bible]

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Summary: Cambridge: John Field, 1663. 4to (9 x 7 in). A fine copy of a 1663 quarto King James Bible with a contemporary fore-edge painting. Bound in a contemporary ornate morocco binding with the provenance of Augustus Fitzroy, Third Duke of Grafton and Prime Minister between 1768-1770.
Description: Begins with the Book of Common Prayer with title page (1663) within ruled border. General title page (1663) with engraved architectural border. Text presented in two column Roman font with the whole ruled in red. Apocrypha included as issued. New Testament title (1663) within ruled border. Bound with the Whole Book of Psalms by Sternhold and Hopkins with printed title page (1663). First chapter decorative initials throughout.
Collation: A^2, B-Z^8, Aa-Zz^8, Aaa-Ooo^8, Ppp^4 (Gen-Mal); A-O^8, P^4 (Apocrypha); A-S^8, T^4 (New Testament). Complete.
Binding: Newly rebacked in matching calf with ornately gilt, though somewhat worn, spine laid down. Covers with ornate gilt centerpiece design with elaborate gilt… Read More
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The Holie Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New. Authorized and appointed to be read in...
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The Holie Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New. Authorized and appointed to be read in Churches…: Second Edition with Woodcuts and Dual Psalter

by Bishops' Bible

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The Holie Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New. Authorized and appointed to be read in Churches…
Summary: The second folio edition of the Bishops' Bible, with periodic woodcuts throughout the text and the Book of Psalms with the Prayer Book and Great Bible texts in parallel columns.
Description: Four preliminary leaves are included, being the Prologue or Preface made by Thomas Cranmer (2 ff.), A Table to make plaine the difficult (1 ff.), then beginning at Ciii with Proper Psalms and An Almanac (1572-1610), *iii with To Fine Easter Forever (1 p.) and A Table for the Order of the Psalms (1 p.), followed by a portions of the Calendar Ciiii-Cvii (January-August), printed in red and black. Begins with Genesis 3:5. Contains the full-page woodcut of the Tabernacle at Exodus 27, but lacks the double page map in Joshua (O8-P1). The Book of Psalms is presented in parallel columns with the Great Bible version (black letter) and the Bishops' version (Roman). The engravings before the chapters are… Read More
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The Holy Byble, Conteynyng the Olde Testament and the Newe.
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The Holy Byble, Conteynyng the Olde Testament and the Newe.: Third Edition With Fold-Out Map

by [Bishops' Bible]

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Summary: London: Richard Jugge, 1574. Folio (13 x 9 in). The third folio edition of the Bishops' Bible, with a fold-out map. Text in attractive black letter and a good number of woodcuts and four titles.
Description: 26 out of 28 preliminary leaves present, with Calendar printed in red and black. Lacks general title but all four other title pages are present. Printed in smaller type than the 1572 folio, but still contains woodcuts as chapter summaries (Genesis, Exodus, Numbers, Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, etc.) and an additional full-page composite cut before Revelation, and a few maps. First chapter initials and decorated head and tailpieces throughout.
Collation: A-M^8, N^6 (Gen-Deut); Aa-Ss^8, Tt^6 (Joshua-Job); Aaa-Sss^8, T^6, V^6 (Psalms-Mal); Aaaa-Mmmm^8, Nnnn^6 (Apocrypha); A-Q^8, R^6 (New Testament). Lacks general title and R4-R6 (last three leaves). With two page fold-out map of New Map of Places Mentioned in the New Testament bound at front, but lacks the two page fold-out maps in Exodus… Read More
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The Holy Bible: containing the Old Testament, and the New. Newly translated out of the originall Tongues: And with the former Translations diligently compared and revised, by his Majesties Speciall commandement.: Fifth in the Series of 59-line Folios

by King James Bible

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Summary: London: Robert Barker, 1640. Pulpit folio (16 x 10.5 in). The last of the 1611 King James pulpit folios with 59-lines to the full column. Complete preliminaries with Calendar and Almanac printed in red and black. The Bible text is complete, and each chapter begins with a woodcut initial. Most consider the fifth folio the finest in the series of pulpit folios (Brake 201). Description: General title page (1640) in expert facsimile featuring the Tetragrammaton above, the Agnus Dei and the Holy Dove, with Matthew and Mark on either side; on the left side are the tents of the twelve tribes and on the right side the twelve apostles; below the letterpress are the Lamb slain along with Luke and John and a the bottom a tablet with the word Cum Privilegio. Preliminaries include the Translators to the Reader (11 pp.); Kalendar in red and black (6 ff.); Almanack (1 p.) in red and black; The Table and Kalendar Expressing the order of the Psalms and Lessons… (5 pp.); The Names of all the Books… in red… Read More
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The Bible. Translated According to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best Translations...
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The Bible. Translated According to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best Translations in Divers Languages. With most profitable Annotations…: Largest and Most Impressive of the Geneva Folios

by [Bible in English]

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London: Christopher Barker, 1583. Pulpit Folio (16.75 x 11.25 in). The Grand Noble Geneva Bible in pulpit folio size with large margins and black letter text. A particularly tall and complete copy of the largest and most impressive of the Geneva folios with four woodcut titles.
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General title page (1583) with elaborate woodcut border printed in red and black with red highlights. The preliminary leaves include the Epistle (1 f.), Address (1 p.), Cranmer's Prologue (4 pp.), Genealogical Table (11 pp.), An Almanacke (1 p.), Kalender in red and black (12 pp.), List of Books (1 p.), How to Take Profite… (1 p.), The Summe of the whole Scripture (2 pp.), Certaine questions and answeres… (2 pp.), Of the incomparable Treasure (1 p.). The large copperplate engraving of Adam and Eve makes its first appearance facing Genesis 1. Text in two-column black letter. Full set of illustrations and maps. Separate title page to the Book of Psalms (1583) with a different woodcut border featuring Lady Justice… Read More
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The Holy Bible Conteyning the Old Testament and the New: Newly translated out of the Originall tongues, and with the former Translations diligently compared and revised, by his Maiesties Speciall Comandement. Appointed to be read in Churches.

by [First Quarto King James Bible]

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London: Robert Barker, 1612. Quarto (8.25 x 6.5 in). A complete 1612 King James Bible – the first edition in quarto. Bound with the Book of Common Prayer, Genealogies, Map, and Psalter with all title pages. An attractive copy that has been beautifully rebound with a custom matching clamshell.
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The Book of Common Prayer lacks the title page and the prelims. The Genealogies with title page (n.d.) 34pp. ends with a "Description of Canaan" and the double page map. Engraved general title (1612) by Jaspar Isaac after Cornelius Boel's design of the 1611 folio. This title page is unique to the first quarto and folio editions. Text in two column Roman font within ruled border and 56 lines to the column. The text follows the 1611 folio Bible, including numerous errors though a few mistakes have been corrected. The reading "and hee went" in Ruth 3:15. Apocrypha included as issued. New Testament title page (1612) engraved within woodcut border comprising twenty-four compartments showing the tents of… Read More
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The Bible and the Holy Scriptures Conteined in the Olde and Newe Testament…
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The Bible and the Holy Scriptures Conteined in the Olde and Newe Testament…: First Bible Printed in Scotland

by [Geneva Bible]

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Edinburgh: Arbuthnot and Bassandyne, 1579, Folio (12.5 x 8.5 in). An illustrated Geneva Bible, the first Bible printed in Scotland. The printing was begun by Bassandyne, whose name appears on the New Testament title page, but was finished by Arbuthnot three years later.
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General title page (1579) with the arms of Jacob Sextus, supported by two unicorns, with the words "God Save the King." Set of 26 illustrations. The maps at Numbers 33 and Ezekiel are in facsimile. Includes the Apocrypha as issued. New Testament title page (1576) with similar woodcut. Woodcut first chapter initials, woodcuts, and colophons.
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[par]^8, a-z^6, aa-zz^6, aaa-zzz^6, aaaa-pppp^6, A-Y^6, Z^8. Lacks Y6, Z1, Z7 from the Table with Z2-6 provided in good facsimile. The eight preliminary leaves following the general title also provided in good facsimile.
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Modern brown paneled calf. Double blind-rolled and ruled panels with corner fleurons to boards. Spine with five blind-ruled raised bands and… Read More
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New. Authorized and appointed to be read in Churches… [With] The Book of Common Prayer: Sumptuously Bound Set of the Base Text of the King James Version and the Editio Princeps of the Modern Prayer Book

by [Bishops' Bible]

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Pulpit Folio (16.5" x 11"). A 1602 Bishops' Bible used as the base text for the King James Bible with the 1662 editio princeps of the modern prayer book with provenance of an important aristocratic family. Both pulpit folios are sumptuously bound as a matching set over beveled oak boards with detailed blind-tooling and silverwork.
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Bible - General title page (1602) with the first appearance of what would become the title page for the 59-line He and She Bibles. The twelve tribes, the twelve apostles on each side, the four evangelists with their gospel symbols around the letterpress, and the slain lamb in the center with the tetragrammaton above. Calendar printed in red and black. Full-page woodcut of Adam and Eve in the Garden before Genesis. Text within ruled border, in two column black letter with 72 lines to the full column. Title page to the Apocrypha present. New Testament title page (1602) with architectural border. Woodcut maps, first chapter initials and decorated head and… Read More
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The Bible and the Holy Sctriptures Conteyned in the Olde and New Testament. Translated According...
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The Bible and the Holy Sctriptures Conteyned in the Olde and New Testament. Translated According to the Ebrue and Greke, and conferred with the best translations in diverse langages. With most Profitable Annotations upon all the hard places…: Second Quarto Edition with Provenance - Printed in Geneva

by [Geneva Bible]

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Geneva: John Crispin, 1569. 4to (8.125 x 5.75 in). The scarce second edition of the Geneva Bible in quarto. Printed in Geneva in Roman font with illustrations, double-page maps, and provenance of a famous paper maker.
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Lacks the first preliminary leaf (Calendar Historical) and begins with To The Reader (1 p.), Of the Golden Nombre… etc.(3 pp.), A Supputation of the years (1 p.), A Table of the Cycle of the Sunne (1 p.), Kalendar with a small woodcut at the beginning of each month (6 pp.), Fairies in France and elsewhere (1 p.). The printed title page (1569) with decorative headpiece and Crispin's device. Text in two column Roman type with the complete set of illustrations and maps in the text. Bound with four of the additional double-page maps including the Wanderings of the Israelites (Nu 33), Ezekiel's Temple (Ez 48), Description of the Holie Land (before NT title), and the Description of the Countreis and Places (before Acts). Also bound with the Degrees of Consanguinitie (Lev 18) and… Read More
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The Holy Bible, Conteyning the Old Testament and the New. Newly Translated Out of the Originall Tongues: And with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by his Maiesties Speciall Comandement…: The Great He Bible - the First Edition of the King James Version

by [King James Bible]

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London: Robert Barker, 1611. Pulpit Folio (15 x 10.25 in). The editio princeps of the King James Bible – the crowning jewel of English Bible versions and one of the most important books in all literature.
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General title page in facsimile. Calendar printed in red and black. Text in large two column black letter type with 59 lines to the full column and within a ruled border. With the reading "and he went into the citie" in Ruth 3:15. New Testament title page (1611) with the twelve tribes of Israel on the left and the twelve disciples on the right. The four evangelists with their gospel symbols around the letterpress with the Tetragrammaton, the dove, and the slain Lamb at the center. Woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces throughout.
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A^6, B^2 [-A^6, General title and first five preliminary leaves in facsimile], C^6 [Calendar], D^4 [-D1, Tables with first leaf in facsimile], A-C^6 [-A1, Genealogies with title page in facsimile], D^2 [Double-page map in facsimile]; A-Z^6,… Read More
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[Miniature Bible] [The New Testament of Our Lord Jesus. Faithfully translated out of Greeke]
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[Miniature Bible] [The New Testament of Our Lord Jesus. Faithfully translated out of Greeke]: First Printing of the English New Testament in Miniature

by [Geneva Bible]

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[London: Deputies of Christopher Barker, 1591.] 32mo (2.9375 x 1.9375 in). Geneva-Tomson. Begins with Matthew 6:8. Text in Roman font with 32 lines to the full single column. Type and spacing only 1 mm. No contents before chapters and no marginal notes. First chapter woodcut initials.
Collation: A-Z^8 (-A1-7), Aa-Tt^8. Lacks title page and all before Matthew 6.
Binding: Later seventeenth century gilt double-paneled calf with corner fleurons. Spine with three raised bands and elaborate tooling to compartments. Marbled endpaper in the back. All edges gilt.
Condition: Text is clean and bright with good margins; Front endpaper perished, rear endpaper frayed. Cover starting at spine but holding with cords intact. Gilt faded. Rubbed and scuffed to joints, bottom of spine, and along front fore-edge.
Provenance: Eighteenth century ownership records of the Wood family with entries from 1760 to 1795.
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