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Lot 0017
Heading: (Bible in English)
Title: The Holy Bible: Containing the Old Testament and the New
Place Published: Cambridge
Publisher:Printed by John Hayes
Date Published: 1683

Unpaginated. Engraved title pages to both old and new testaments, some engraved initials. Printed in double columns. (4to) 22.5x16 cm (8¾x7"), period sheep, spine with raised bands, morocco spine label lettered in gilt.

With early armorial bookplate of "Squier Calthrop," with some history of the Calthrop family in ink on the front pastedown. A nice King James bible printed in Cambridge. General title page dated 1683, contains the Apocrypha, NT title page also dated 1683. Top slightly shaved. "Newly translated out of the original tongues and with the former translations diligently compared & revised by His Majesties speciall command, appointed to be read in churches."


Top board detached but present, bottom joint cracked with board loose but holding, wear and soiling to binding with rubbing to extremities, chipping to spine, spine label worn and chipped; first blank leaf detached and laid in, rear pastedown starting to detach, interior otherwise solid with light toning and a bit of light foxing; good.

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King James Bible 1683

Estimate $700 - $1,000Jun 14, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA