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LOT 3037
17th March 2021
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LOT 3037
BIBLE, In English. The Bible, That is the Holy Scriptures Conteined in the Old and New Testament, Translated According to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best Translations in divers Languages. London: [Amsterdam?] Deputies of Christopher Barker, 1599. 'Breeches Bible', 4to (204 x 156mm.) General title within decorative woodcut border, woodcut maps and illustrations within the text, initials, NT title within decorative woodcut border, 'Psalmes of David', without Apocrypha (as often), 'Book of Psalmes' to rear. (Marginal paper reinforcement from A1-A8 and to last two leaves G6-G7 of 'Book of Psalmes', 17th century family history in ink to additional title, occasional soiling and annotation, small corner loss to Ccc8, text affected, trimming with slight loss to marginal notes Ee4-Ee6, lacking initial blank and last leaves to 'Book of Psalmes'.) Late 19th century polished calf, red morocco lettering piece to the spine (rubbing to extremities, especially lower joint, endpapers replaced). Note: 'Breeches Bible' with the error at Genesis 3.7. Likely to have been published in Amsterdam for distribution in the Low Countries, and this is one of the earliest such copies, as it contains the errors identified by Herbert including those in 'Song of Soloman', v. 3, 'defile' for 'put'; Isaiah xxx. 32 'beards for harps'; xxxvi. 12 'thing' for 'dung'; Matthew, xxiv. 50, line repeated. Provenance: James Morris (name inscribed to front-free endpaper). [Herbert 248].
Hammer price: £850
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