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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 Maiesties speciall commandement.
London Bonham Norton and John Bill Printers to the Kings most Excellent Maiestie 1620 - KING JAMES BIBLE with Apocrypha and Concordance, 1620. Small 4to, approximately 215 x 155 mm, 8½ x 6¼ inches, engraved pictorial general title page and New Testament title page both with broad woodcut border representing the tents and shields of the 12 tribes, the 12 apostles, and the 4 evangelists with title in a heart shape at the centre, O.T. dated 1620, N.T. dated 1621, a few decorated head- and tailpieces and initials, printed in black letter, no pagination. Signatures: A8, A-Ggg8, I-Sss8, colophon below text on Sss8r, verso blank, signature Hhh omitted from foliation, catchwords correct, no text missing; Concordance: title page dated 1619, A-I8, K10, colophon on K10v dated 1620. Bound in full Victorian Divinty style calf, decorated with black rules and corner motifs, blind public library coat of arms to centre, bevelled edges, expertly rebacked to style with blind decoration, gilt title and gilt library number at tail, all edges red, endpapers renewed. Board edges scraped, withdrawn stamp to front pastedown, faint old library stamp to upper corner of O.T. title page, just affecting corner of image, a small blind stamp to top row of title page image, visible only on blank reverse, early ink signature on reverse of title page, repeated on 2 other blanks, top margins trimmed throughout, very occasional small pale brown stain, a little faint early scribble in 5 margins, 1 very small blank lower corner torn off (S7), very small closed tear to text at lower corner of Nnn1, no loss, 1 tiny ink spot, no loss of legibility. A very good clean sturdy copy. Darlow and Moule Volume I, No. 292; Herbert No. 379. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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