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Song of Songs & Ecclesiastes from Great Bible of 1566  

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Ecclesiastes & Song of Songs - from the Great Bible of 1566



[R. Carmarden]



6 leaves. ff. xliii-xlviii. Black letter, in two columns. Woodcut initials. (Folio) 38.5x26 cm (15x10¼"), modern boards, paper cover label.

Two books from the Old Testament, with caption titles: "The boke of the Preacher otherwyse called Ecclesiastes" and "The Ballet of Ballettes of Salomon: called in Latyn, Canticun Canticorum."  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, booth of the Oulde and Newe Testament." 

Lot Amendments

Darkening to paper and some mostly marginal stains, some wear to lower corners, 2" tear to final leaf; very good.

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