London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
BIBLE, English. The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament, and the New. London: Robert Barker, 1613. 2 parts, 4° (209 x 158mm). Titles within a woodcut border (that of the New Testament defective at lower margin, some sidenotes shaved, some browning and staining). STC 2227; DMH 323. Preceded by Speed's Genealogies. [London: J. Beale, 1613-14]. Double-page woodcut map, illustrations (some tears and small defects). Probably STC 23039d.2, and followed by Robert Herrey's Two...Concordances. London: Robert Barker, 1613. STC 13233 and Sternhold and Hopkins' The Whole Book of Psalmes. London: Company of Stationers, 1615. Probably STC 2551. 4 works in one volume. Early 18th-century reverse calf (rather worn). Sold not subject to return.
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