Lot 20: (Bible in English) Title: The Third and Fourth Book of Kings from the Great Bible of 1566. Place Published: (Rouen). Publisher: (R. Carmarden). Date Published: (1566). Description: Includes: The Thyrde Boke of the Kynges, The Fourth Booke of the Kynges 28 leaves, ff. lii-lxxix. Black letter, in two columns. Woodcut initials. (folio) 38.5x26 cm (15x10 1/4"), modern blue cloth-backed boards, black leather spine label lettered in gilt. From the Great Bible of 1566, i.e. "The Bible in Englyshe of the largest and greatest volume, that is to saye, the contentes of all the Holye Scripture, booth of the Oulde and Newe Testament." Condition: Some soiling to contents, occasional staining and a few short tears to margins, slight marginal worming; very good.
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