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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 12

    CALVIN, John (1509-1564). A Commentarie...vpon the Book of Iosue, translated by W. F[ulke?]. London: for George Bishop, 1578. Title within a typographical border (lacks the final leaf, probably blank), a few blank top inner corners defective with no loss of text). STC 4394. [Bound after:]

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    CALVIN, John (1509-1564). A Commentarie...vpon the Book of Iosue, translated by W. F[ulke?]. London: for George Bishop, 1578. Title within a typographical border (lacks the final leaf, probably blank), a few blank top inner corners defective with no loss of text). STC 4394. [Bound after:]

    [CALVIN, John. A Commentarie...vpon the First Booke of Moses called Genesis, translated by T. Tymme. London: for J. Harison and G. Bishop, 1578]. With the final blank (lacks title, f.8, quire A and Ii3 & 6, intermittent worming in lower blank margins, occasionally affecting text lightly, top margins cut close affecting a few headlines, some browning). STC 4393. 2 works in one volume, 4° (185 x 125mm). Black letter. Early 18th-century sheep (rubbed). Provenance: Numerous early 17th-century juvenile pen-trials in the margins. FIRST EDITIONS.


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