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[Bible. N.T. English. Authorised. 1693]
The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, newly translated out of the original Greek, 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 King and Queens most Excellent Majesties, 1693.
[208] p. ; 22.5 cm. (8º)

New Testament title-leaf and signatures [2T8] 2u--3I8 3K4 only of: The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New: newly translated out of the original tongues, ... 1693 (ESTC r214717 ; Darlow and Moule 654). Separately bound for use at the Bank of England; see copy notes below.

Copy Notes Pencil note on front pastedown: The Testament used to swear the/ Clerks upon at the first institution of the/ Bank of England, see MSS. Cat.

Binding Late C17th reversed calf, device of the Bank of England stamped in blind panel on covers, two brass clasps with catch on upper cover and clasp on lower cover.

Reference Number 439


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