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    [Bible in English]. Two Roman and black letter bi-folio Bible leaves still attached as originally printed from the first edition of Coverdale's Diglot Testament. Printed in Southwarke by James Nicolson in 1538.

    Leaves measuring about 5 ½ x 7 ½ inches. Contains Scripture text from the New Testament in both Latin and English each corresponding to the other after the Vulgare text, commonly called S. Jeroms. The Latin text is in Roman Letter and the English text is in Black Letter. These contain Scripture verses Colossians 2:23 to 1st Thessalonians 2:1(p) with the Title. With six Woodcut Capitals. Miles Coverdale, 1487-1569, was the first to produce an English translation of the complete Bible from the original languages.


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    October, 2008
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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