17th March 2021
BIBLE, In English. [The Bible and Holy Scriptures conteyned in the Olde and Newe Testament Translated according to the Ebrve and Greke, and conferred With the best translations in diuers langages. Geneva: 1562- (1561).] Second edition, first in folio (332 x 221mm.) Woodcut map of the Holy Land, numerous woodcut illustrations in the text, initials, table to rear. (Lacking both OT and NT titles and 40 leaves, including all before dvi, lacking GGiii-HHiii and all leaves after the second leaf of the first table to the rear, TTvi, leaves qqvi-si replaced with leaves of an early to mid-18th century edition, several leaves with large loss and tears, some marginal annotation in 17th century hands, corner loss to several leaves, text affected, browning, marginal damp-staining.) Near contemporary calf (worn). Note: contains the error in Matthew ch. 5, v.9 'Blessed are the Place-Makers'. [Herbert 116].
Hammer price: £1,100
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