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Title: The Holy Bible, Conteining the Olde Testament and the Newe ( Bound with the Psalmes )
Description: London, Imprinted at London : By Christopher Barker, printer to the Queenes most excellent Maiestie, Anno 1584. 1584. Large 8vo. Bishops Bible. ESTC Citation No. S674. STC (2nd ed.), 2141. Collation, signature complete, a1-c8, a1-cccc8, in 8s, dddd4, Psalmes, a6-l6,m4. one signature in 7, but complete, 1 full page plate, Adam & Eve, text map, 1 full page map, engraved titles. Book measures 11 x 8 inches. A1 [ title page ], chipped, lacking section of margin in places with loss of engraved area, title laid down, dd6,cc6,bbb2,ddd2,vvv8,yyy7,zzz1, these pages have short tears, [ mainly single tear ]with very minor loss of text, or the odd letter, 8 other pages have closed short tears. Occasional annotations in a early hand, some margins trimmed with loss of lettering, some other minor defects. Bound in recent full calf, panelled boards, raised bands, leather title label, full gilt edges, new endpapers. Internally, some staining to Psalmes. Pages in very good condition throughout. A very nice copy. Very Good Plus.

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Price: GBP 6500.00 = appr. US$ 9281.90 Seller: George Jeffery Books
- Book number: 096038

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