Lot 39 of 338:
Romans & Corinthians from 1572 Bishop's Bible  

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Title:
Romans & Corinthians - from the 1572 folio edition of the Bishops Bible
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Place:
[London]
Publisher:
[R. Jugge]
Date:
[1572]
Description:

19 leaves. ff. lxxxi-xcvix. Text in 2 columns, black letter. Woodcut initials. Woodcut of St. Paul at his writing table on first leaf. (folio) 39.5x27.3 cm (15½x10¾"), modern boards, paper cover label.

Two complete books from the second folio edition of the Bishop's version of the Bible, comprising: The Epistle of the Apostle Saint Paul, to the Romanes; The first Epistle of Saint Paule the Apostle to the Corinthians; and The seconde Epistle of Saint Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians. For this edition, the text of the New Testament was revised, and as Herbert notes, "later issues... generally adopt the text of this Bible of 1572 for the New Testament." A handsome, large printing. 

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Condition:
Some faint tide marks to last several leaves; near fine.
 
Item number:
311230
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