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Superb 1568 Bishops Folio English Bible Illustrated first edition
Superb 1568 Bishops Folio English Bible Illustrated first edition Superb 1568 Bishops Folio English Bible Illustrated first edition Description Bible in English [The Bishops' Bible, 1st Edition] THE.HOLIE.BIBLE. CONTEYNYNG THE OLDE TESTAMENT AND THE NEWE. LONDON: RICHARDE JUGGE, 5 parts in one volume, folio (15 5 x 10.5 in.). Black letter, text in double columns, 57 lines to the full column, Superb example of this Bible, missing just the following general title page photo copy provided and 2 pages of index at rear rarely seen, last few pages of Revelation with some repairs and partial page loss otherwise complete with all preliminaries and all Genesis to Revelation complete, Engraved portrait of the Earl of Leicester on divisional title for Part 2, woodcuts after within architectural borders after Virgil Solis on divisional titles for Part 3 and the Apocrypha , New Testament title-page within woodcut allegorical border, 127 other narrative woodcuts after Solis within architectural borders, 7 woodcut maps and numerous diagrams, one full-page woodcut of the Order of Encampment around the Tabernaclet, two other miscellaneous woodcuts, a large engraved initial B with a portrait of William Cecil, Lord Burghley at the beginning of Psalms, almanac and calendar printed in red and black, woodcut initials; Red ruled throughout, occasional staining but generally a very clean and bright copy with excellent margins and recently rebound. A similar example but with title page and complete index sold back in 20106 for $60,000 so priced much lower but this appears to be a cleaner example Co … [Click Below for Full Description]
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