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Clement Cotton
The First Ever Published King James Bible Concordances. EXTREMELY RARE!
London: Cambridge University Press, 1622. (Author) Clement Cotton (Quick History & the Facts) Not much is known about Clement Cotton other than he was a translator of the works of John Calvin and published three stand alone concordances for the KJV: the New Testament in 1622, the Old Testament in 1627, and the FIRST EVER complete concordance in 1630. Which served as a foundation for the soon to come 1643 Newmans Concordance. (Important Note) While I can say for sure that the 1630 KJV concordance is the first complete, first edition concordance published. I also suspect that the 1622 & 1627 Clement Cotton concordances, are not only first editions. But, are also the very first and only stand alone examples of an early KJV concordance published. I say all this because, when you do the research you can't find evidence of a stand alone KJV Old or New Testament (or even a Complete) Concordances, from any other author besides Clement Cotton of course, on the market published between 1611 and 1630. (Description) Both concordances are textually complete and in very good condition. However, the 1630 concordance title page is missing. Along with the first blank leaf missing from the 1627. The leaf quality ranges from acceptable to very good. Both are first editions. Roman type. Unpaginated. Light to moderate foxing. Browning & slight toning of leafs. Random stains from water & ink. Small holes in text, of which there's no sign of significant loss in text and, though small not often. Text slightly fades at times. Marginal tears with minor loss in text. (1627) A-A4 (missing blank). Titl … [Click Below for Full Description]
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