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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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ENGLISH EMBROIDERED BINDING
Bible. O.T. Psalms, Metrical. English. Sternhold, 1621.  The whole booke Of Davids psalmes, both in prose and meetre: with apt notes to sing them withall. London: Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1621. 16mo in 8s (10 cm; 4"). 439, [9] pp., lacking pp. 429–30; music.
$4500.00
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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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An Eternally Popular Version of PSALMSA Tall, Folio Edition
Bible.  OT. Psalms. English. Paraphrases. 1638. Sternhold & Hopkins.   The whole booke of psalmes. Collected into English meeter.... London: E. Griffin & I. Raworth, 1638. Folio (35.1 cm, 13.75"). [2], 113, [9] pp.
$1500.00
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TheLast 17th-Century Printing of the GENEVA BIBLE?
Bible.  English. Geneva. 1644.  The Bible, that is, the Holy Scriptvres contained in the Old and New Testament. Translated according to the Hebrew and Greek, and conferred with the best translations in divers languages. With most profitable annotations upon all the hard places, and other things of great importance. Amsterdam: Thomas Stafford, 1644. Folio extra (37.5 cm; 14.5"). [5] ff., 277, [1], 281–469, [1], 183, 195–305, 305[!]-323, [1] pp; [2] ff., 267, [1] pp., [6] ff., ill.
$2750.00
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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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The Eliot Indian Bible A Leaf from Daniel/Hosea
Bible.  Algonquian. Eliot. 1663.  Mamusse wunneetupanatamwe Up-Biblum God naneeswe Nukkone Testament kah wonk Wusku Testament. Ne quoshkinnumuk nashpe Wuttinneumoh Christ noh asoowesit John Eliot. Nahohtãoeu ontchetãoe printeuoomuk. Cambridge [Mass.]: Printeuoop nashpe Samuel Green kah Marmaduke Johnson, 1663. 4to (19 cm; 7.5"). [1] f.
$2000.00
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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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TRI-LINGUAL Protestant New Testament with aHandsome Engraved Title-page
Bible.  N.T. Polyglot. 1684.  Le Nouveau Testament, c'est a dire La nouvelle alliance de Nostre Seigneur Iesus Christ. The New Testament. of our Lord and Saviour Iesus Christ. Het Nieuwe Testament, ofte alle boeken des nieuwen verbonts onses Heeren Iesu Christi volgens het besluyt der Sinode van Dordrecht inde iare 1618 en 1619. Amsterdam: By de weduwe van Steven Swart, Jacobus vander Deyster, en Aert Dircksz, 1684. 12mo (16.5 cm; 6.5"). [2] ff., 601, [1 (blank) pp.
$950.00
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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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