BIBLE, New Testament. [The newe Testamente of our Saviour Jesu Christ. Faythfully translated out of the Greke and perused by the commaundement of the kynges maiestie and his honourable counsell, and by them auctorised. London: R. Jugge, 1553?].
8° (130 x 90mm). Preliminaries partly printed in red and black, woodcut illustrations including two double-page maps. (Lacks title, supplied in manuscript; tear in BB8 repaired affecting a few letters, upper margin trimmed occasionally affecting headline; tear in outer blank margin of last eight leaves.) Early 19th-century russia gilt (worn, upper cover detached), edges gilt. Provenance: Wm Herbert 1790 (inscription on front endpaper); Nugent (family crest on upper cover of binding); Bute bookplate.
A rare edition of Jugge's revision of Tyndale's version of the New Testament. Herbert 105; STC 2870 (recording three copies in Great Britain: this copy, British Library, British and Foreign Bible Society [imperfect], and one in the United States at the General Theological Seminary of New York).