Lot 14 of 222:
St. John from the 1574 folio Bishops' Bible  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$600
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
The Gospel by Saint Iohn - from the 1574 folio edition of the Bishops' Bible
Author:
Place:
[London]
Publisher:
[R. Jugge]
Date:
[1574]
Description:

13 leaves. Ff.47-59 (A2, A7-8, B1-8, C1-2). Text in 2 columns, 63 lines, black letter. Woodcut initials; woodcut illustration (¼ page, John seated on a tree stump in the woods, writing). 34.7x23.3 cm. (13¾x9¼"), modern boards.

Complete folio printing of John's gospels from the 1574 third edition of the Bishops Bible. The Bishops' translation was substantially revised in 1572, and this revised edition was the base text for the Authorized King James Version of 1611. STC 2109; Herbert 137.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Near fine.
 
Item number:
289231
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