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The First Catholic Old Testament in English Once Owned by an “Unfit” Reader?!?
(Rather Unnerving Evidence of Readership)
Bible.  O.T. English. Douai. 1609–10.  The Holie Bible faithfully translated into English, out of the authentical Latin. Diligently conferred with the Hebrew, Greeke, and other editions in divers languages. With arguments of the bookes, and chapters: annotations: tables: and other helpes, for better understanding of the text: for discoverie of corruptions in some late translations: and for clearing controversies in religion. By the English College of Doway. Doway: Laurence Kellam, 1609–10. 4to (I: 22.3 cm, 8.75"; II: 21 cm, 8.3"). 2 vols. I: [2], 1115, [1] pp. (5 leaves supplied). II: 1124, [2 (errata)] pp. (5 leaves in facsimile).
$12,000.00
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KJV Bifolium, 1611
Bible.   English. 1611. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”).   Bifolium extracted from the Old Testament of the first edition of the King James Version of the Bible. London: Imprinted ... by Robert Barker, 1611. Folio (39.8 cm, 15.625"). [2] ff. (i.e., 4 pp.).
$500.00
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Two Consecutive Leaves ofNehemiah
Bible.  English. 1611. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”).   Two leaves extracted from the Old Testament of the first edition of the King James Version of the Bible. London: Imprinted ... by Robert Barker, 1611. Folio (39.8 cm, 15.625"). [2] ff.
$250.00
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Handsome KJV with Genealogies & Psalms
Bible.  English. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”). 1632.  The Holy Bible conteyning the Old Testament and the New. London: Robert Barker...by the assignes of John Bill, 1632. Folio (34 cm, 13.4"). [15], 507, [1] ff. (lacking 7 prelim. ff.).
$5750.00
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Fulke's RefutationTHE ENGLISH CATHOLIC BIBLE
Bible.  N.T. English. Rheims–Bishops' version. 1633.  The text of the New Testament of Iesus Christ, translated out of the vulgar Latine by the Papists of the traiterous Seminarie at Rhemes ... Whereunto is added the translation out of the original Greeke, commonly used in the Church of England. London: Pr. by Augustine Mathewes on[e] of the assignes of Hester Ogden, 1633. Folio (33.3 cm, 13.25"). Frontis., engr. t.-p., [58], 912, [18], 25, [1], 206, [2], 17, [1 (blank)] pp.
$2775.00
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MORE! Than Meets the Eye
Bible.  N.T. Greek. 1633.  [in Greek, transliterated as] Tēs Kainēs Diathēkēs apanta. [then in roman] Novi Testamenti libri omnes, recens nunc editi: cum notis & animaduersionibus doctissimorum, praesertim vero, Roberti Stephani, Josephi Scaligeri, Isaaci Casauboni. Variae item lectiones ex antiquissimis exemplaribus, & celeberrimis bibliothecis, desumptae. Londini [i.e., Leiden]: Apud [B. and A. Elzevir for] Richardum Whittakerum, bibliopolam, 1633. 8vo (17 cm, 6.625"). [8], 459, [13] pp.
$875.00
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English Black Morocco, Gilt Extra
Bible.  English. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”). 1648.   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 by his Majesties speciall command. London: Printed by John Field, 1648. 4to (23 cm; 9"). OT: [478] ff. NT: [148] ff. [bound withBible. O.T. Psalms. 1655. The whole book of Psalms: collected into English metre by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and others. Lonodn [sic]: Pr. for the Company of Stationers, 1655. 4to. [1] f., 122 pp., [2] ff.
$1500.00
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Gutbier's Labor of LovePrinted on theEditor's Own Press
Bible.   N.T. Syriac. 1664.  Novum domini nostri Jesu Christi Testamentum Syriace, cum punctis vocalibus, & versione Latina Matthaei ... plene & emendate editum, accurante Aegidio Gutbirio. Hamburgi: Typis & impensis authoris, 1664. 8vo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). [32], 218, 281–604 pp.
$750.00
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In Gothic & Anglo-Saxon & With an Extensive Glossary
Bible.  N.T. Gospels. Gothic. 1665.  Quatuor D.N. Jesu Christi evangeliorum. Versiones perantiquae duae, Gothica scil. et Anglo-Saxonica. Dordrechti: Typis & sumptibus Junianis; Excudebant Henricus & Joannes Essaei, 1665. 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). 2 parts in 1 vol. [9] ff., 565, [3] pp.; [12] ff., 431 pp.
$3000.00
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Printed in England in 1665 & Bound inAMERICA in 1829
Bible. O.T. Greek. Septuagint. 1665.  [four lines in Greek, then] Vetus testamentum graecum ex versione Septuaginta interpretum, juxta exemplar Vaticanum Romae editum. Cantabrigiae: Excusum per Joannem Field, 1665. 12mo (14 cm; 5.5"). [1] f., 19, [1], 755 [i.e. 767, 1], 516 pp. (without the initial blank).
$1800.00
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SumptuousGILT Black Goat Binding,
Text Completely Ruled in Red,
Edges Gilt & Gauffered
Bible.  English. Authorized (i.e., King James version). 1690.   The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament, and the New. London: Printed by Charles Bill & Thomas Newcomb, 1690 [or possibly 1692]. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [573] ff. [also bound in at rearBible. O.T. Psalms. English. Paraphrases. 1693. Sternhold & Hopkins. The whole book of psalms. Collected into English metre. London: Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1693. 8vo. 87, [1] p.
$2500.00
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