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    [Bible]. Group of Early Printed Bible Leaves, as follows: Folio Bible Leaf printed by Robert Barker in 1601(Fulkes work). This contains the text of the New Testament translated from the vulgar Latin by the Paptists at Rhemes and the translation out of the Greek used by the Church of England in parallel columns (commentary included). Measures about 8 x 12 inches. Contains Colossians 4:3 to 1st Thessalonnians 1:9 with the Title and Argument. Numerous Woodcuts. [and]: Another example from the previous publication. This contains Mark 1:1-38(p) with the Title to Mark. [and]: Another from the previous. Contains Galatians 2:11-21 with the popular verses of 19-10 Crucified with Christ. [and]: A Black Letter Bible leaf from the Bishops Bible printed by the assignment of Christopher Barker, her majesties prynter, 1578. Printed during the reign of the loved Queen Elizabeth. Measures about 9 x 13 inches and in good condition with a little browning. It contains Scripture verses 14:4 (partial) to 16:2 (partial) of the book of Luke and include the well known and popular story of the Prodigal son. [and]: Another example from the 1578 Bishops. Contains Ezekiel 36:13-37:28 (p) and has the well known Prophetic verses of God telling Ezekiel to prophesy about the Resurrection of the House of Israel. [and]: Another 1578 Bishops, containing Judges 1:1 to 2:1 with a very large Woodcut depicting different events in the Book of Judges. [and]: Another 1578 Bishops, of Has Jeremiah 52:30 (p) to Lamentations 2:13 with the Title to Lamentations. [and]: A pair of incunabla Latin bifolio leaves from the Biblia Latina printed in Venice by Bonetus Locatellus for Octavianus Scotus, August 8 1489. They are still attached as originally printed. They contain Jeremiah chapters 8-10 complete. This is from the first illustrated bible printed in Italy and is a rare find! The text itself is printed in the center with commentary on the outer portions by Nicolaus de Lyra, Paulus Burgensis and others. Measures about 9 x 13 inches and is profusely rubricated (red and blue inks) on both sides of the leaf, slight browning. [and]: A large folio Roman Letter Bible leaf from the Authentique Corrected Cambridge Bible, revised Mandato Regio printed by Thomas Buck and Roger Daniel in 1638 at the University of Cambridge. This was the standard text used from 1638 until 1762. These leaves measure about 10 x 16 inches and are ruled in red. This leaf contains Deuteronomy 4:40 to 7:4 with the Ten Commandments and also what is know to the Jews as the Shema contained in 6:4-9. Although it included the previous verses as well as Deuteronomy 11:13-21 and Numbers 15:37-41, it often had an abbreviated version using only Deuteronomy 6:4. [and]: Another example from the 1638 KJV, Bi-Folio leaves with the Title to Jeremiah through 5:21 with a Woodcut Capital. [and]: Another example from the 1638 KJV, Bi-Folio leaves containing Acts 8:6 (p) to 12:5 with the well known event of Jesus meeting Saul on the road to Damascus causing him to convert and become a Christian, now known as Paul. [and]: Another example from the 1638 KJV, single leaf containing Habakkuk 3:16 (p) and the entire Book of Zephaniah with a Woodcut capital and Woodcut endpiece. [and]: From the 1660 Roman Letter Edition, Bi-Folio Leaves measuring 17.5 Xx 22 inches, containing 2nd Samuel 18:9 (p) to 1st Kings 1:8 (p) with the Title to 1st Kings. [and]: Another example from the 1660 Edition, Bi-Folio leaves containing Genesis 4:4 (p) to 7:23 with the events of the Flood. [and]: Another example of the 1660 Edition, single leaf containing Exodus 2:21 (p) to 3:14 (p) with God appearing to Moses in the burning bush.

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