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BIBLE
[Bible. English. Authorised. 1706]
The Holy Bible containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. By His Majesties Special Command. Appointed to be read in churches.
London: printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, deceas'd, printers to the Queens most excellent Majesty, 1706.
[626] leaves, add. engr. t.-pl. ; 28.7 cm. (4º)

Unpaginated. Ruled in red throughout. In double columns. The N.T. has a separate, dated title-page (sig. 3S1). Text ends on 4L2v, followed by index and tables signed a-b8. Additional engraved architectural title-page engraved by I. Sturt. ESTC t89277; Darlow & Moule 889.

Copy Notes Bound in two volumes with The book of common prayer, 1706 (q.v.) bound at the start of vol. II before the Apocrypha, and The whole book of Psalms: collected into English metre, ... (q.v.) bound at the end after the index and tables. Verso of vol. I front free-endpaper annotated in pencil with bookseller's code and price 2 Vols £3-3-0 Fine Copy, suggesting that this is the 'Bible, 2 Vol 4to Large Paper, Blue Morocco' bought for 3 guineas from T. & W. Boone on 13 August 1828. (Spiers Box).

Binding C18th morocco with blind-tooled decorated panels on covers and blind-tooled spine compartments.

Reference Number 459


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