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1538 THE COVERDALE BIBLE NEW TESTAMENT 1ST VERY EARLY ENGLISH ILLUSTRATED VRARE!
ANTWERP: 1538 Coverdale New Testament lacking 12 leaves, expert facs and facs red and black title, highly illustrated very rare one of the most beautifully illustrated English Bibles ever printed. Considered by some to be the 1st NT Coverdale Herbert #40 remarkable colophon in rear and tables complete in rear. New very fine binding Silver clasps and archival binding with stunning matching Coverdale Box. 1538 MYLES COVERDALE THE COVERDALE BIBLE NEW TESTAMENT HERBERT #40 OCTAVO SERIES OF FULL PAGE WOODCUTTS IN REVELATION ABSOLUTELY STUNNING AND PRINTED ONLY 13 YEARS AFTER THE VERY FIRST ENGLISH NEW TESTAMENT! VERY VERY EARLY ENGLISH IMPRINT ANTWERP PRINTED ON THE SAME PRESS AS THE TYNDALES MAGNIFICENT!! "THE NEW TESTAMENT OF OUR SAUYOUR IESU CHRIST. FAYTHFULLY TRANSLATED & LATELY CORRECTE: WYTH A TRUE CONCORDAUNCE IN TEH MARGENT & MANY NECESSARY ANNOTACIONS DECLARYGE SONDRY HARDE PLACES COTEYNED IN THE TEXT. EYMPIT IN THE YEARE OF OUR LORDE." MDXXXVIII MATTHEW CROM: ANTWERP BLACK LETTER TEXT FROM HERBERTS HISTORICAL CATALOGUE: "SOME HOLD THIS TO BE THE EARLIEST SEPARET ISSUE OF COVERDALE'S NEW TESTAMENT." "THE BOOK CONTAINS ON ALL ABOUT 200 CUTS. THESE INCLUDE CUTS OF THE EVANGELISTS, AND SS. PAUL, PETER AND JAMES (THE TWO LATER BEING FULL-PAGE CUTS) AT ACTS II OCCURS A FULL-PAGE CUT OF THE DAY OF PENTECOST; AND IN REVELATION THERE ARE 21 FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS. MANY TAIL-PIECES, ECT" FROM HERBERT HISTORICAL CATALOGUE OF PRINTED EDITIONS OF THE ENGLISH BIBLE 1525-1961 A VERY EARLY IMPRINT #40 WINNING BIDDER PAYS 39.80 SHIPPING PLUS ACTUAL INSURANCE - OVERNIGHT FEDEX HAPPY BI … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Marcs Rare Bibles (mc-one) [Coweta, Oklahoma, United States]
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