Lot 296: Bible [English]. The Bible: That is, the Holy Scriptures conteined in the Old and New Testament. Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke..., Imprinted at London by Robert Barker, 1615, New Testament title present within decorative woodcut borders (general title lacking), Apocrypha present, double-column roman text, few woodcut illustrations, many pages cropped at head with loss of running titles & page numbers etc., bound with at front The Genealogies by John Speed, with double-page woodcut map (with repaired closed tear), bound with at rear an incomplete Book of Psalms..., 1617, last few leaves repaired to margins, text block with some fraying to margins of first & last few leaves, occasional dampstaining, few marks and light dust-soiling, 19th century panelled calf, joints cracked, adhesive tape to spine and boards, 4to. Herbert 342. Apparently the last roman type quarto edition of this version printed by Barker. (1)
Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction September 2015
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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