London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
BIBLE, English. [The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New. London: Robert Barker, 1617]. 2° (370 x 242mm). Black letter, title of New Testament within a woodcut historiated border, woodcut initials (lacks first title, that of the New Testament in its place, lacks last 18 leaves, these last substituted with text from another edition, many leaves loose, numerous defects, many affecting text, lower margins cut close affecting many catchwords and signatures, many sidenotes shaved, some staining). Later blindstamped doeskin (worn). With an imperfect copy of Speed's Genealogies bound in near the beginning. DMH 353 'The third distinct folio edition, printed in large black letter, of King James' version'. Sold not subject to return.
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