Lot 11 of 253:
Books of Ruth & Samuel from Great Bible of 1566  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
The booke of Ruth [&] The first [second] booke of Samuel - from the Great Bible of 1566
Author:
Place:
[Rouen]
Publisher:
[R. Carmarden]
Date:
[1566]
Description:

28 leaves, ff. xxiii-li. Black letter, in two columns. Woodcut initials. (folio) 38.5x26 cm (15x10¼"), modern boards, paper cover label.

The books of Ruth and Samuel (also sometimes called Kings I and II),  from the Great Bible of 1566, i.e. "The Bible in Englyshe of the largest and greatest volume, that is to saye, the contentes of all the Holye Scripture, both of the Oulde and Newe Testament."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some soiling and aging within, 3x1" piece missing from lower portion of Fol. 30, affecting 4 lines of text, a few marginal and corner chips, very good in fine modern binding.
 
Item number:
283407
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