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Lot 5: The Bible. Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke. General and New Testament titles within woodcut border; woodcut text illustrations and maps. Black letter. Folio, 358 x 240 mm, modern brown morocco with red morocco lettering piece; general

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November 19, 1998, 10:30 AM EST
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Description: The Bible. Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke. General and New Testament titles within woodcut border; woodcut text illustrations and maps. Black letter. Folio, 358 x 240 mm, modern brown morocco with red morocco lettering piece; general title soiled, with blank lower outer corner off, and with preceding leaf Of the incomparable treasure of the holy Scriptures etc. mounted on verso, scattered marginal repairs, text loss caused by torn corners on 2Z6 and second 2D6 and holes in 2RS, second Fs-6, and second Gl, lacks the last 5 leaves end of tables, followed by A perfite Supputation. London: Christopher Barker, 1578 E1000-2000 'Geneva version. The first large folio edition... In this edition the Geneva and the Prayer Book [i. e., Great Bible] versions of the Psalter appear side by side... The Prayer Book included in the preliminary matter exhibits many peculiarities: the word Minister is substituted throughout for Priest, and some of the Offices are omitted Herbert 154
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November 19, 1998, 10:30 AM EST

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