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THE HOLY BYBLE ( BIBLE ) CONTEYNING THE OLDE AND NEWE TESTAMENT.  Whereunto is joyned the whole service, used in the Church of England.  1577. Set foorth by aucthoritie. by  BISHOPS' VERSION.: HOLY BIBLE - Hardcover - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 31768)

THE HOLY BYBLE ( BIBLE ) CONTEYNING THE OLDE AND NEWE TESTAMENT. Whereunto is joyned the whole service, used in the Church of England. 1577. Set foorth by aucthoritie.

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THE HOLY BYBLE ( BIBLE ) CONTEYNING THE OLDE AND NEWE TESTAMENT. Whereunto is joyned the whole service, used in the Church of England. 1577. Set foorth by aucthoritie.

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London, R. Jugge, Printer to the Queenes Majestie, 1577.. Bishops' version, 1577, LACKS FIRST TITLE PAGE. small 4to, approximately 205 x 155 mm, 8 x 6 inches, title page to New Testament and divisional titles to the second and third parts of the Old Testament, and to the Apocrypha have a patterned border with a small royal coat of arms at the top and a pelican feeding its young at the bottom, publisher's device on colophon with pelican and 2 allegorical figures, 1 half page woodcut of the Garden of Eden, 1 full page of the 12 tribes and the Tabernacle, 3 maps in the text and 2 full page maps, historiated initials, pages ruled in red, leaves: [36 of 40], 1-103, [1 - blank]; title page to 2nd part, 106-252; title page to 3rd part, 254-500, 581-592; New Testament, leaves: title leaf, 2-127; Psalmes: title page, pages: [4], 1-99, page 99 misplaced in final section; Final section (Veni Creator, Song of 3 Children etc): [14 of 16], lacks A1. In the first section it LACKS THE GENERAL TITLE, 2 FOLLOWING PRELIM LEAVES (Preface), and the 2nd leaf of "List of Bookes to Old Testament", the jump in pagination (500-581) is in all copies, nothing is missing; collation: pi6 (-pi1-3 and pi6), ***6, (***2 misnumbered ***3), [cross]4, AI-C8, A-Z8, Aa-Hh8, Ii4, KK-Zz8, Aaa-Sss8, Ttt4; A-P8, Q6. The NT is followed by The Metric Psalms printed in London by John Daye 1577. Bound in old panelled calf, rebacked with raised bands and gilt title and date, boards cornered in decorated brass with a single boss, small central decorated brass lozenge with single boss to both boards, decorated brass clasps, not matching and partially renewed at sometime, ornate gilt monogram to both boards: "C C", early endpapers retained. Inner paper hinges strengthened neatly with paper strip, ex college library with armorial bookplate on front pastedown stamped "Withdrawn", ink name with date 1748 on front endpaper, faint inscription on 2nd blank endpaper, 2 small rusty marks with hole at centre on first 2 endpapers, caused by nails in clasps, similar smaller marks on rear endpapers, first page of prelims (pi4 - A prayer) is dusty and stamped in red at top and bottom with the name of the college, top margins cropped throughout, affecting some running titles, fingermarks to many margins, small brown stain on pages 141v-142r, no loss of legibility, another on 255v-256 obscuring a few words, large pale brown stain on 176v, no loss, small piece missing from lower corner of Nnn1 with loss of a few words, a large lower corner missing from D6 (135 x 75 mm, 5" x 3") that is St. Luke Chapters IV and V, worming to lower margins of NT folios 23-39, sometimes touching bottom line of text, loss of 2 words on both sides of folio.27 and folio.29, large pale water stain from NT folio.23 to folio.105, small closed tear to lower corner of NT folio.78, no loss. A very good copy of an Elizabethan Bible (lacking General Title and 4 leaves as mentioned). Darlow and Moule, No.112; Herbert page 85, No.150. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
31768
Title
THE HOLY BYBLE ( BIBLE ) CONTEYNING THE OLDE AND NEWE TESTAMENT. Whereunto is joyned the whole service, used in the Church of England. 1577. Set foorth by aucthoritie.
Author
HOLY BIBLE, BISHOPS' VERSION.:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, R. Jugge, Printer to the Queenes Majestie, 1577.
Keywords
HOLY BIBLE BISHOPS BIBLE JUGGE ELIZABETHAN BIBLE MAPS WOODCUTS

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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