17th March 2021
BIBLE, In English. The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New: Newly Translated out of the Originall Tongues and with the former Translations diligently compared and revised. London: Robert Barker, 1613. Black letter, double-column, woodcut initials and ornaments, both general and NT title with woodcut decorative borders, NT dated 1614, includes Apocrypha and John Speed's 'Genealogies', double-page woodcut map of Canaan. (Browning, some corner creasing, marginal tears between T2-T4, soiling to U7, a two inch tear to NT title, spotting to Fff3, large tears between Nnn6-Nnn7.) [Bound with:] ['The Book of Common Prayer'. London: N.p. but Robert Barker.] (Lacking title and lacking leaves before B1, browning.) [Bound with:] 'Two right and profitable and fruit-full Concordances'. London: Robert Barker, 1615. (Marginal damp-staining, some corner creases.) [Bound with:] 'The Whole Book of the Psalmes'. London: for the Company of Stationers, 1618. (Lacking several leaves to rear, browning, soiling, last two leaves F6-F7 with some loss.) 4to (214 x 155mm.) Contemporary calf with bronze corner-pieces and bosses (surface loss, lacking clasps, 19th century reback over original spine). Note: the first black letter quarto edition of the King James version. Provenance: Millington family (hand-written family genealogy to rear pastedown); Thomas King (ink name inscribed verso last leaf of 'Common Prayer'); William King (ink name inscribed verso last leaf of 'Common Prayer'). [Herbert 323].
Hammer price: £900
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