BIBLE, Irish. An Biobla Naomhtha, iona bhfull Leabhair na Seintiomna ... Agus Na Tioman Nuaidhe. Translated by William Bedell and William Daniell. London: Richard Everingham, 1690.
2 parts in one volume, 12° (150 x 85mm). (Margins trimmed very occasionally touching letters, a few minor tears and paper faults affecting text, rather browned.) Contemporary calf (scuffed). Provenance: John McLea (inscription on front endpaper, the gift of his grandfather Thomas Fleming of Moness in 1743); Bute bookplate.
The first complete Bible in Irish transliterated in Roman type by Robert Kirke, minister of Aberfoyle. It was printed as a pocket edition in 3,000 copies for the Gaelic-speaking Highlanders of Scotland at the expense of the Hon. Robert Boyle. The book never found favour in the Highland parishes of Scotland. Wing B-2759B; Darlow & Moule 5535.