Lot 14 of 253:
Bible in English Edinburg 1722  

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Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments
Author:
Place:
Edinburgh
Publisher:
James Watson
Date:
1722
Description:

Not paginated. (Folio) 38.5x25 cm (11¼x9¾") period full calf paneled in blind. 

This copy bound without the Apocrypha. Psalms of David bound at rear. New Testament with separate title page. Herbert notes that this edition was printed in the wake of a meeting of the General Assembly of 1717 which had instructed the Commission to take steps "to get printing, vending, and importing of the incorrect copies of the Holy Scriptures stopped and prevented", and recording that Lee commended this edition for its accuracy. Psalm liii with misprint "On God" for "No God." Herbert 959.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Binding worn, rear cover detached, free endpapers lacking, title page and dedication leaf worn and detached, a few leaves worn at front and rear; good. Sold as is.
 
Item number:
283593
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