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The Rare Last Reprint of the Coverdale Bible to Appear in Coverdale's Lifetime

[Bible in English]. The Whole Byble, that is the holy scripture of the Olde and Newe testament faythfully translated into Englyshe by Myles Couerdale, and newly ouer sene and correcte. [London]: Prynted For Andrewe Hester [actually printed in Zurich by Christopher Froschover], 1550. Reprint of the famous Coverdale Bible, first printed in 1535, and the last to appear in Coverdale's lifetime. Text in double columns, Kalender printed in red and black, woodcut illustration of Eve emerging from Adam's chest on the first leaf of Genesis, woodcut initials throughout. Quarto. Approximately 9.75 x 7.25 inches. [xiv pages], fol. ccccxciiii, [blank page], fol. I - cxxi. Title-page and final leaf (fol. cxxi in New Testament) are in facsimile. This copy lacks the second leaf of the Kalender, and sixteen leaves (fols. cv to cxx) and the three leaves of Epistles and Gospels following (all in the New Testament). Otherwise complete. Bound to style by Thomas Ford in twentieth-century (1938) quarter brown levant morocco over oak boards, with metal clasps. Spine ruled and lettered in dark brown. Minor rubbing to binding, one metal clasp missing, text toned, foxed and soiled with ink markings and notes throughout, several pages with chips or repairs, nineteenth-century ownership signature on the front blank, signature of Thomas F. Ford (previous owner and cataloguer) on the front free endpaper, with his original typed description laid-in. A very good copy of a very rare early English bible. Herbert 84. STC 2080.

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