Sep 17, 2009 - Sale 2186

Sale 2186 - Lot 60

Price Realized: $ 4,080
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(BIBLE IN ENGLISH. BOOK OF PSALMS.) The Psalms, Hymns, & Spiritual Songs, of the Old and New Testament, Faithfully Translated into English Metre. Being the New-England Psalm Book Revised and Improved. Small 8vo, contemporary calf, worn; moderate dampstaining, closed tear on B6, lacks rear free endpaper; early owner's signature on front pastedown. Boston: D. Henchman and S. Kneeland, 1758

Additional Details

First edition of Thomas Prince's revision of the Bay Psalm Book, prefaced with his history of the work. No copies of any of the three Prince editions (1758, 1773, or 1785) have been noted at auction since 1957. Evans 8082 (incorrectly calling for a 32-page appendix); Holmes, Minor Mathers, 53-X; Sabin 66442.