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Holy Bible
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 command. Appointed to be read in churches
London: Printed by John Field one of His Highness's printers, 1658. First Edition. Leather bound. 24mo, 2-1/2 x 4-3/4", [1104] pp., A-2Z¹², engraved title page, separate dated (also 1658) letterpress title page on 2N6r for "The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ" (register is continuous). Collates complete. A mixed state, with 'Appointed' on the title page, Jer. 2:26 'chief' for 'thief' and 2 Thess. 2:15 'Paul fast' for 'stand fast', though not 'Jesaiah' in the headline of Hh2v or John 7:31 'no miracles.' "According to the BM Catalogue this is the 'genuine' bible; Fry and Lenox call it 'spurious'"-- Darlow & Moule. Darlow & Moule 662, Wing B2253, ESTC R23800. BOUND WITH The whole book of Psalms: collected into English metre, by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins and others: set forth and allowed to be sung in all churches, of all the people together, before and after morning and evening prayer; and also before and after sermons, and moreove in private houses for their godly solace and comfort; laying apart all ungodly songs and ballads, which tend onely to the nourishment of vice, and corrupting of youth. London: printed by John Field, one of His Highness's Printers, 1658. 90 pp., A-D9 (lacking the final two leaves of text, i.e., pp. 91-94). "In this edition, title page, line 5 ends: 'metre, by'; page numbers are without brackets."--ESTC (no priority). Wing B2470, ESTC R483411. Straight-grain morocco, spine gilt, gilt border on both boards, paste-paper end papers. Binding separating from the text block at the rear hinge, front hinge repaired, rear pastedown miss … [Click Below for Full Description]
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