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BIBLE, Old Testament, Irish. Leabhuir na Seintiomna ... The Books of the Old Testament translated into Irish by the Care and Diligence of Doctor William Bedel. London: 1685.

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BIBLE, Old Testament, Irish. Leabhuir na Seintiomna ... The Books of the Old Testament translated into Irish by the Care and Diligence of Doctor William Bedel. London: 1685.

4° (228 x 178mm). Printed in Irish type, with first and final blank leaf, leaf with Irish letters cut around and tipped onto first blank, small woodcut initials. Early 19th-century calf gilt, cross on upper and lower cover, spine in compartments with gilt fillets, edges gilt. Provenance: Gavin Hamilton (his gift Edinburgh, December 1738, inscription on verso of title); Charles Bernard (gift of E.C. Hawtrey, presentation inscription dated Eton 1843 on front endpaper).

FIRST EDITION of the Irish Old Testament. Darlow & Moule 5534; Wing B-2759A
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