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1601 Rheims Bible New Testament Folio Bible RARE Edition 100% Complete
Bound in a handsome bright blue late 19th century full leather binding with gilt trim and five raised hubs. The red label affixed reads "New Testament" and in gilt on the bottom of the spine reads "London 1601". Very early ownership inscription on title: "Sir Guliili Spicezy Vicar Fr. Stony Incomit Wigom" and on blank verso: "Sum Thomae Hall et amicorum pretium 73 Alatie divitiae et volubiles Iugeatie Scientae jumanotes?." This is a pristine example with all leaves in unmarked bright white un cut condition with no damp staining. The General Title is a bit faded but clearly original with early 17th century old hand to front and verso. This copy collates according to Herbert complete and perfect with all 20ff of preliminaries and all 9pp. of supplements. This is clearly a perfect example in museum grade condition. Folio 171 x 161 Collates complete and museum quality. The Rheims New Testament was one of the versions consulted by the translators of the King James Version (the Authorized Version). The Authorized Version is distinguished from previous English Protestant versions by a greater tendency to employ Latinate vocabulary, and the translators were able to find many such terms (for example: emulation Romans 11:14) in the Rheims New Testament. Consequently, a number of the latinisms of the Douay-Rheims, through their use in the King James Bible, have entered standard literary English. The second edition of Fulke's work, first published in black letter in 1589 (Herbert 202). The arrangement of the matter is exactly the same as in the first edition. The title border: at the t … [Click Below for Full Description]
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