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Miniature Bible.- Bible (English) The Holy Bible...Done
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Miniature Bible.- Bible (English) The Holy Bible...Done into Verse, 2 parts in 1, woodcut illustrations including title of OT, corner of C7 defective with loss of text, lacking two final leaves, general title abraded with some loss, a few other paper flaws and slight fraying or close trimming, just touching text in places, occasional staining, later roan, 16mo (74 x 52mm.), Printed and Sold by Ben. Harris Senior, 1698.

⁂ Seemingly unrecorded, with no copy found in Darlow & Moule, Spielman, Bondy or ESTC. Another religious work (by Benjamin Keach) is listed on ESTC (R24422) with a similar imprint and date but the earliest Bible printed by Harris listed on ESTC is dated [1715]. The earliest date for this title, The Holy Bible in Verse, is under a Boston imprint of 1717.
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Miniature Bible.- Bible (English) The Holy Bible...Done

Estimate £4,000 - £6,000
Jan 28, 2021
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Starting Price £3,800
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0058: Miniature Bible.- Bible (English) The Holy Bible...Done

Sold for £12,000
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Est. £4,000 - £6,000Starting Price £3,800
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Jan 28, 2021 8:00 AM EST
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Miniature Bible.- Bible (English) The Holy Bible...Done into Verse, 2 parts in 1, woodcut illustrations including title of OT, corner of C7 defective with loss of text, lacking two final leaves, general title abraded with some loss, a few other paper flaws and slight fraying or close trimming, just touching text in places, occasional staining, later roan, 16mo (74 x 52mm.), Printed and Sold by Ben. Harris Senior, 1698.

⁂ Seemingly unrecorded, with no copy found in Darlow & Moule, Spielman, Bondy or ESTC. Another religious work (by Benjamin Keach) is listed on ESTC (R24422) with a similar imprint and date but the earliest Bible printed by Harris listed on ESTC is dated [1715]. The earliest date for this title, The Holy Bible in Verse, is under a Boston imprint of 1717.

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