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began with Joshua and ended with Esther, folios ii.-cxlii. The third part began with Job and ended with Solomon's Song, folios i.-xx., including title. (From the Ashburnham Library.) See BOOK-PRICES CURRENT, vol. xi., No. 4467. - Catalogue.]

De Biblie, uth der Uthlegginge Doctoris Martini Luther, goth., woodcut title and numerous woodcuts by E. Altdorffer and black ribbon initials, contemporary German binding in oaken boards, leather, stamped with ornaments in borders and small compartments, a few leaves wormed, Lübeck, L. Dietz, 1533, folio (202) K. Roberts, £11

[The first edition of Luther's Bible in the Saxon (Low German) dialect. A slip of paper has a MS. note beginning, “Joannes Bugenhagen Pommer D. am Christl. leser,” in

reference to this version.—Catalogue.] 4036 Biblia. Hier beghīt dat Prologus vāder biblē des Oversetters

te duytsche ute latine, lit. goth., double columns of 38 lines, without marks, rubricated, ornamental pen-letters, divided into two parts, with printer's device, two shields in red at the end of each part (leaf of Prologue wormed), in i vol., modern Dutch boarded calf, with two metal clasps, Tot Delft in Hollandt bi Jacob Jacobsoen ende Mauritius Yemants Zoen, 1477, small folio (203)

Quaritch, 452 [The first edition of the Bible in Dutch. Rare in such

perfect condition.Catalogue.] 4037 Biblia Islandica. Biblia thad er öll Heilög Ritning utlögd a

Norrænu, med Formalum Doct. Mart. Luther, lit. goth., 2 titles within woodcut borders, woodcuts and ornamental initials, first title inlaid and 2 leaves mended, boarded morocco gilt, antique style, g. e., by F. Bedford, Prentad a Holum af Jone Jons' Syne, 1584, folio (207). Ellis, £10

[The first edition of the Bible in Icelandic, of which only the Old Testament was issued in this edition. It was edited and partly translated from the Latin by Bishop Gudbrund Thorlakson, of Holar, who also drew and

engraved the woodcuts.—Catalogue.] 4038 Biblia Islandica. Testamentum Novum. Nyia Testamentum

a Norrænu Matth. 17. Thesse er minu Elfkuligur sonur ad huerium mier vel thocknast, Honum skulu thier hlyda, lit. goth., title within woodcut border, black ribbon initials, several leaves repaired, some headlines shaved, morocco, antique gilt ornaments, g. e., by F. Bedford, Holam af Jone Jons Syni, 1584, folio (208)

Elis, £3 4039 Biblia Sacra Islandica. Biblia thad er, öll Heilög Ritning

ullögd a Norränu, med Formalum D. Mart. Luther, lit. goth.. the second Icelandic Bible, by Thorlakr Skulason, Bishop of Holar, woodcut title in compartments, cuts and ornamental initials in the text, margins of a few leaves defective and repaired, sold not subject to return, morocco gilt, g.e., Prentud ad nyu a Hoolum, 1644, folio (209)

Leighton, £1 8s. 4040 Biblia. Thet är all then Helgha Scrifft pa swensko (trans

lated from the German of Luther by 0. Petri and L. Petri, Archbishop of Upsala, with Luther's prefaces), lit. goth., woodcuts, title mounted, some margins mended and cut close, oaken boards, leather, the first edition of the Bible in Swedish, Tryckt i Upsala aff Georgen Richolff, 1541, small folio (211)

K. Roberts, 65 4041 Biblia tu ie, use suetu pismu, Stariga mu Noviga Testa

menta, Slovenski, tolmazhena skusi Juria Dalmatina, lit. rom., woodcuts, first title mended and backed, first 8 leaves supplied from a shorter copy, 2 leaves defective, contemporary oaken boards, pigskin, with blind stamped orna. ments and arms of Wirtemberg in centres, the first edition of the Bible in Windish, Wittemberga, Hæredes Jo. Cratonis, 1584, folio (212)

Tregaskis, £5 Ios. 4042 Bible. The Byble in English, black letter, woodcut title by

Holbein and numerous cuts in the text, first title, some inner margins and corners of some leaves repaired, some headlines in the Epistles cut into, morocco extra, antique gilt ornaments, g.e., by Rivière, Prynted by Rychard Grafton and Edward Whitchurch, 1539, fynyshed in April, folio (215)

Bull, £42 1os. [The first authorised edition of the complete Bible in English, called “The Great,” or “Cromwell's," with Cromwell's arms uneffaced and all the titles, those to the Old Testament, the Hagiographia and the New Testament being alike. As one or two of the titles may have been supplied from another edition, this copy was sold not

subject to return.-Catalogue.] 4043 Bible. The Bible in English, black letter, woodcut title to Old

Testament in red and black, title to New Testament in black only, other titles within borders of 25 compartments of Biblical subjects, with initials of J. M. (Jehan Mallart), title to Old Testament defective and mounted, corner torn off that of New Testament, wanted 2 leaves after first title, last 2 leaves defective, some leaves stained, sold not subject to return, calf extra, Rouen, at the Coste and Charges of Richard Carmarden (per C. Hamillon), 1566, folio (218)

Tregaskis, £6 17s. 6d. 4044 Bible. The Byble, whych is all the holy Scripture, truelye

and purely translated into Englishe by Thomas Matthewe, 1537, black letter. woodcut titles and ornamental woodcut initials, Old Testament title in facsimile, margins of many leaves at beginning and end repaired, morocco super extra, g. e., by F. Bedford, Thos. Raynalde and W. Hyll, 1549, folio (219)

Bull, £12 155. Mathewe's version, with Tyndale's Prologues. This is an accurate reprint of the edition of 1537. The woodcut border of the title page is made up of the same blocks as were used for Coverdale's Bible of 1535. Becke's revision of the same version, though issued the same year, was

printed by John Daye.--ED.] 4045 Bible. The Byble, that is to say all the Holy Scripture ...

black letter, woodcut titles and woodcuts in the text, the first title had woodcut border only, the text being written in facsimile, New Testament title mounted, margins of 2 leaves in Genesis and of 14 leaves at end mended, a few leaves stained and scribbled on, not subject to return, old russia gilt, Daye and Seres, 1549, small folio (220) Ridler, £6 155.

[Mathewe's version, revised by Becke, with the “Bugges”

reading in Psalm xci. 5.- Catalogue.] 4046 Bible. The Byble in English, black letter. woodcut titles in

compartments to all the five parts, title to Old Testament mounted, that to New Testament mended, the others all intact, margins of several leaves mended, morocco, covered with antique blind stamped ornaments, g. e., Edw. Whytchurche, 1553, folio (221)

Higham, £13 4047 Bible. The Holie Bible, contayning the Olde Testamente and

the Newe, black letter, woodcuts within ornamental borders by Virgil Solis, with his mark, portrait of the Earl of Leicester to title of part 2, and one of Burleigh before the Psalms, woodcut initials of subjects and ornaments, first title in facsimile, margins of preliminary leaves mended, 2 leaves at end mended, old calf, the first edition of the “Bishop's" Bible, R. Jugge (1568), folio (222)

Tregaskis, £8 2s.6d. 4048 Bible. “The Holi Bible” (these three words in a blank

space of a large woodcut representing Queen Elizabeth being crowned by Mercy and Justice), with Calendar, Proper Lessons, Morning and Evening Prayer, etc. (margin of first leaf of Genesis mended), black and roman letter, double columns, woodcuts, title to each part except Joshua, which has leaf with printer's device only, at the end the Table, followed by a leaf of “faultes escaped in the printing,” R. Jugge, 1569—The Whole Booke of Psalmes in English Metre, by Sternhold and Hopkins, with apt notes to sing them withal, black letter. J. Daye, 1569, in i vol., old calf (Ashburnham copy), the second edition of the Bishop's Bible, and the first in 4to., small 4to. (223)

Higham, £14 ios. 4049 Bible (Holy). The Bishops' Version (revised by Archbishop

Parker), Genealogies, Calendar (in red and black), etc., black letter, woodcut titles, full-page cut of the Creation and ornamental initials, margin of leaf before Genesis mended, morocco super extra, g. e., C. Barker, 1585, large folio (224)

Maggs, £13 55. 4050 Bible (The) and Holy Scriptures (Genevan or “Breeches”

Version), maps and woodcuts, thick paper, ruled in red, title repaired, some headlines cut into two or three corners mended, modern oak boards, morocco, with antique ornaments, g. e., At Geneva, printed by Rowland Hall, 1560, 4to. (225)

K. Roberts, £17 [First edition of the Genevan or “Breeches” version;

rare, especially on thick paper.-Catalogue.] 4051 Bible (The) and Holy Scriptures :.: (Genevan or

“Breeches” Version), with Calendar, Historical Table,
Whole Booke of Psalmes in Meetre (with Notes), and
Catechism, ruled in red, woodcuts and maps (coloured),
margins of last 2 leaves mended, Family Register of

Thomas Person, 1651-63, on fly-leaf before New Testa-
ment, vellum, gilt and gauffred edges (Ashburham copy),
Geneva, John Crespin, 1569, small 4to. (226)

Tregaskis, £4. 75. 6d. 4052 Bible (Holy). Genevan or “Breeches” Version, translated

according to the Ebrue and Greeke, with most profitable
Annotations, a Table, etc., maps and woodcuts, Geneva,
John Crispin, 1570—The Whole Booke of Psalmes, col-
lected into Englishe Metre by T. Sternhold, J. Hopkins and
others, with apt Notes, with a Calendar containing wood-
cuts, ib., 1569, in i vol., morocco extra, g. e., small 4to. (227)

Bull, £10 5s. 4053 Bible. The Bible and Holy Scriptures ... translated

according to the Ebreue and Greeke, with most profitable
Annotations, etc. (Genevan or “ Breeches” Version), first
title in facsimile, preliminary leaves stained, margins cut
down, woodcut maps inserted, Third Book of Machabees
inserted from a black letter English edition (sold not
subject to return), calf, rebacked, g.e., Edinburgh, A.
Arbuthnot, 1579 (New Testament, Thomas Bassandyne,
1576), folio (228)

Tregaskis, £8 125. 6d.
(First edition of the Bible in English printed in Scotland.
- Catalogue. The Bassandyne Bible is a verbatim reprint
of the second Genevan edition published in 1561, which
formed the “copy” furnished to Thomas Bassandyne by

the Kirk.-ED.)
4054 Bible. The Bible (Genevan or “Breeches” Version), black

letter, woodcut titles and woodcuts, the fly-leaves and some
margins filled with learned contemporary MS. notes,
chiefly on the chronology and genealogy of the Bible,
oaken boards, stamped ornamental leather, metal bosses
and clasps (Ashburnham copy), C. Barker, 1583, large folio

Tregaskis, 46 5s. 4055 Bible (The), that is the holy Scriptures conteined in the Olde

and Newe Testament (Genevan or “Breeches” Version),
woodcut titles and cuts in the text, Deputies of C. Barker,
1599—Whole Booke of Psalmes in Metre, by Sternhold and
Hopkins, with apt notes (no imprint), in I vol., old English
morocco (XVIIth Century), fleurons on back, line sides
with corner fleurons, silver corners and centre-pieces, with
crowned initials “E. E." and clasps, g. e., with a loose silk
cover embroidered in silver and various coloured threads in
Aowers and other ornaments, probably the work of the
Little Gidding Nuns, small 4to. (232)

Roberts, £25
[The initials on the silver shields in centres are probably
those of Arthur, Earl of Essex, who was popularly supposed
to have been assassinated in the Tower in 1683.-Cata-

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4056 Bible (The), translated according to the Ebrewe and Greeke,

etc., with most Profitable Annotations, and Two Tables (Genevan or “ Breeches” Version), roman letter, woodcut titles and cuts in the text, Deputies of Chr. Barker, 1599– The Booke of Psalmes, collected into English Meeter by T. Sternhold and J. Hopkins, with apt notes to sing them withal (with Prayers, etc.), n. d., p. or name of printer, in i vol., morocco super extra, g. e., by R. De Coverly, 4to. (233)

Thomas, £7 4057 Bible (The Holy). newly translated out of the Originall

Tongues, etc. (King James's or Authorised), with Speed's genealogies and map, black letter (preface in roman), ruled in red, titles within woodcut borders in compartments, margins of title and preliminary leaves mended (“He' reading in Ruth iii. 15), modern morocco extra, inside gilt borders (Ashburnham), R. Barker, 1613, small 4to. (235)

Gilbert, £4 155. 4058 Bible. The Holy Bible (King James's), roman letter, en

graved title (inlaid), Cambridge, T. Buck and R. Daniel, 1629—Book of Common Prayer (corner of title mended), ib., T. and J. Buck, 1629—Whole Book of Psalmes in Meeter, with Apt Notes, ib., 1629, in i vol., old calf, with gilt ornaments (repaired), (Ashburnham copy), folio (240)

Tregaskis, £13 [In the cover was pasted an original inscription, “The Gift of my Father, Sir Oliver Cromwell, to Eliza Ferrers.” This was the first Cambridge Bible, and the first in which the erroneous reading “thy” for “the” doctrine appears in

Timothy iv. 16.Catalogue.] 4059 Bible (The Holy), newly translated out of the Original

Tongues (King James's or Authorised Version), woodcut titles, R. Barker and Assignes of John Bill, 1637-Speed's Genealogies, n. d.-Book of Common Prayer, ib., 1638– Whole Booke of Psalmes in Metre, by T. Sternhold, etc., G. M. for Stat. Co., 1637, in i vol., ruled throughout in red, vellum binding, embroidered in silver and other threads, with centre full-length figures of warriors, g. e., silver clasps, small 8vo. (244)

Maggs, £7 ios 4060 Bible. T'he Holy Bible (King James's or Authorised), the

“Vinegar” Bible, frontispiece by Du Bosc after Thornhill, copperplate vignettes by Vander Gucht, and large figured initials, old russia gilt, vellum fly-leaves, g. e., Oxford, John Baskett, 1717 (New Testament, 1716), super imperial folio (249)

Gilbert, £3 ios. 4061 Birmann (Sam.) Souvenirs de la Vallée de Chamonix, 26 coloured views, half morocco gilt, Basle, 1826, folio (268)

Quaritch, £6 5s. 4062 Blake (William). Collection of Original Engravings and

Sketches, comprising Proof Sheets and Unpublished Trial
Plates, titles and engravings of the Book of Thel, title “The
Author and Printer, Willm. Blake, 1789," and first leaf,

headed, “Thel i.” (2 leaves)-I., Urizen; chapter ii., printed XVI.


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