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    Sale 2111 | Lot 124
    Price Realized: $10,800With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2111 Lot 124

      THE BISHOPS' BIBLE (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The.holie.Bible. Woodcut text illustrations and maps. [21] (of [26]), 128; 185, [1]; 204; 118; 153 (of 160) leaves (but with 4 of the preliminaries bound at end); lacks general title, 4 other preliminaries, and last 7 leaves (final 4 leaves of Revelation, 2-leaf table, and final blank). Black letter. Folio, 385x262 mm, 18th-century panelled reversed sheep, worn, covers detached. London: R. Jugge, 1568

      Estimate $8,000 - 12,000

      first edition of the bishops' bible, "a revision of the Great Bible version, undertaken by Mathew Parker (1504-1575), Archbishop of Canterbury, with the assistance of many bishops and well-known Biblical scholars"--Herbert 125. Some light marginal dampstaining, mainly at beginning and end, preliminaries frayed with some text loss, clean tear in B1and Y1, the latter crudely repaired, corner off 5D4 affecting text.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $10,800