17th March 2021
BIBLE, In English. The Holy Bible Contayning the Old and New Testaments: Newly Translated out of the Originall Tongues and with the former Translations diligently compared and revised. London: John Feild [sic], 1660. 12mo (148 x 77mm.) Engraved title by William Vaughan, red ruled, OT only, last leaf T12. (Browning throughout, trimming to numerous headline words, lacking blanks, notes and annotation verso the endpapers, tape reinforcement to hinges.) Contemporary red morocco with fillet borders and volute tooling to covers, gilt turn-ins, g.e. (rubbing to extremities). [Herbert 671.] - And a further six related volumes (including 'Novum Testamentum' in Greek published by R. Norton, 1653, 12mo, a defective copy of John Knox's 'History of the Reformation of the Church of Scotland', 1644, 4to, and a defective variant of the 'Wicked Bible' published by Robert Barker, , 8vo, which contains the 'not' of Exodus XX, verse 14) (7).
Hammer price: £1,500
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