Printed Books, Manuscripts, Ephemera and Original Artwork | 12 June 2013
English. The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New
Sold for £350
English. The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New , 2 parts in one, double column, black letter, general title in woodcut border, lacks final (?) blank f., first few ff. with slight worming to lower corner, S3 small tears to lower margin, tears to 2U8, with slight loss of text, and marginal repair, tear to 3K6 with loss to a dozen lines of the inner column, last half-a-dozen ff, with marginal tears and repairs, affecting some side-notes, last f. badly defective with serious loss of text, some other corners creased or frayed, some browning and staining, pen names and scribbles on verso of titles and at end of Apocrypha, scribble on N.T. title, occasional names elsewhere, [cf Herbert 474; STC 2310], 4to in 8s, Robert Barker and Assignes of John Bill; [N.T.] Printers to the Universitie of Cambridge, 1633, preceded by 34 pp.Genealogies, later calf, worn, front cover loose, spine defective .
⁂ At first sight a mixed edition, but signatures and pagination are continuous and this seems to be Herbert 474 with a variant general title.
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