ENGLISH BIBLE AND PSALTERIUM IN ORIGINAL BINDING

BIBLE. The Booke of Common Prayer (with) The Holy Bible (and) The Whole Book of Psalms

London, Robert Barker, 1635, 1636, and G.M. for the Companie of Stationers, 1636.

£2,750

Thick 8vo., Roman letter, double column. Title pages to the Book of Common Prayer, Bible, and New Testament within fine woodcut borders, first architectural, others figurative, part title page to Genealogies and Psalms within ornate typographical border. Extensive woodcut illustrations and double page map to Genealogies, printed music to Psalms, woodcut ornaments and initials. Minor ink marks to first title page, the odd splash, a few leaves lightly browned. A good, clean copy in contemporary English calf, large gilt ornament to each cover, initials ‘M.C.’ either side, a bit worn, lacking clasps. Autograph of Andrew Bachan c. 1800 on inside front cover. A handsome and well preserved English Bible, comprising all parts, unusually complete. We have not yet been able to identify the original owner. Cf. Darlow & Moule I 391.

STC 16402 and 2322 (one copy in the US).

L2197

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