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Author: [Bible]

Title: The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues: And with the former Translations diligently Compared and Revised. [with] The Book of Common Prayer. [with] The Whole Book of Psalms.

Publication: Oxford [with] Oxford [with] London: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the University [with] Printe 1723 [with] 1726 [with] 1723.

Description: 4 parts in 2 vols. 4to. I: [764]pp.; II: [558], 56. I: title and first gathering lightly waterstained at lower blank margin, one leaf repaired not affecting reading, title softened with few marginal tears, one just touching text, II: title and verso a bit soiled. Both volumes with occasional spotting and browning and light toning otherwise. 18th-century mottled calf, marbled endpapers, gilt-lettered labels to spine. Boards and extremities somewhat rubbed. Inscription '15 Sept 1811 Ann Norbys Book' to title; earlier, 18th-century, inscription 'Henrietta Potter her Booke' to first leaf of text.

An Oxford edition printed by John Baskett - not recorded, with the present imprint, combination and collation, in Darlow & Moule. Vol. 1 includes the Old Testament - with a title dated 1723 and the specification 'Printer to the University' after Baskett's name - from Genesis to the 'End of the Prophets'. Vol. 2 resumes with the Book of Common Prayer, dated 1726; this is followed by the rest of the Old Testament (beginning at Ddd6), with the Apocrypha; then the New Testament, dated 1723 (beginning with signature Qqq1 and ending with Iiii2), followed by the Index and the Book of Psalms, printed by T. Wood and S. Palmer in London.

Bibliography: ESTC T180200 (Book of Psalms); ESTC T81262 (Book of Common Prayer).

Reference Number: [53302]

Price: £400


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