Oct 24, 2019 - Sale 2521

Sale 2521 - Lot 19

Price Realized: $ 6,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,000
(BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Holy Byble, conteining the Olde Testament and the Newe. General title in red and black within woodcut border, repeated on Psalms and NT titles; Apocrypha title within different border. Full-page woodcut of the Garden of Eden; woodcut maps of Palestine and the eastern Mediterranean in text. [16] (of [18]), 536; 137 leaves; lacks initial and final blanks. Printed in black letter. Folio, 402x264 mm, 19th-century blind-stamped calf over bevelled wooden boards, rebacked retaining original backstrip; occasional marginal soiling, few minor marginal tears and repairs, general title trimmed to border and mounted, first leaf of Genesis torn in lower outer corner and restored with text loss, ink blots and stains in Psalms and Proverbs, outer portion of leaves in NT gathering M unevenly bleached occasionally affecting legibility, dampstaining in upper outer corners at end, last 5 leaves remargined, colophon page soiled, scattered early owners' inscriptions. London: Christopher Barker, 1585

Additional Details

Bishops' version. Herbert 188; STC/Luborsky & Ingram 2143.