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The Bible and Holy Scriptvres conteyned in the Olde and Newe Testament. Translated according to the Ebrue and Greke, and conferred with the best translations in diuers langages...
Geneva, Printed by Rouland Hall, 1560.
2 v. in 1. illus., fold. maps. 25 cm.
Hall, Rowland, -1563
Whittingham, William, -1579
Gilby, Anthony, approximately 1510-1585
Sampson, Thomas, 1517?-1589
Gott, John, 1830-1906
Fry, Francis, 1803-1886
Bernard Quaritch (Firm)
New Testament has special t. p. and separate paging.
Various errors in foliation.
For a complete description of this edition see The British and Foreign Bible Society. Historical catalogue of printed Bibles. 1903. pt.1, p. 61-62. Our copy imperfect: t.-p., all preliminary matter, l.1-4 and part of 5 of the Old Testament; l. 121-122 and all supplementary matter of the New Testament; all maps and plans except that at Joshua XV wanting. Typed t.-p. supplied.
The first edition of the so-called Geneva version, the earliest English Bible printed in roman type and with verse divisions; translated by William Whittingham, Anthony Gilby, Thomas Sampson, and perhaps others.
The New Testament has special t.-p.: The Newe Testament of ovr Lord Iesus Christ, conferred diligently with the Greke, and best approued translacions in diuers languages...
WHS shelf-list has note: "Breaches Bible" [sic].
Ex copy: lacks title page and some leaves both front and back.
Ex copy: Contains signatures of C. Levering, I. Bacon, A.W. Bacon.
Ex copy: Bound in leather-covered boards with metal ornaments.
WHS copy is Francis Fry and John Gott's copy, acquired 3/10/13 from Quaritch; inv. 297.
Darlow & Moule 77.
*Hall, Rowland, printer.
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