The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testament / translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's special command ; appointed to be read in churches.

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Cambridge stereotype edition.
Cambridge [England] : Stereotyped and printed by J. Smith, printer to the University ; and sold by Messrs. Rivington ... ; Mr. Mawman ... ; and Mr. Deighton ... , 1814.
2 v. in 1 ; 18 cm.


Former owner
  • Date of publication from t.-p. of v. 2.
  • Parrish copy has two leaves inserted after the front flyleaf on which is written the following: "To Thomas Stevenson, the gift of his affectionate father, 1826. Memoranda: The passages of Scripture, or chapters, in this Bible which are marked + thus, were chiefly selected by Mrs. Stevenson and myself for family reading; and were also used by me in public reading, on board of the lighthouse tenders & at the lighthouse stations, while on my annual voyage of inspection, as engineer to the Commissioners of the Northern Lighthouses -- during the long period of nearly half a century ... Robert Stevenson, Edinburgh, 4th March 1849 ... "
  • Parrish copy in dark blue crushed morocco with marbled endpapers; spine dated 1825; in maroon pebble-grain morocco pull-off case.
  • Parrish copy is gift of Henry E. Gerstley with his bookplate.
With: The psalms of David in metre. -- Edinburgh : Printed by Sir D. Hunter Blair and J. Bruce, 1809; and with: Translation and paraphrases, in verse, of several passages of sacred scripture. -- Edinburgh : Printed by D. Hunter Blair and J. Bruce, 1809; and with: The shorter catechism. [S.l. : s.n., 180-?].
Wainwright, A.D. Robert Louis Stevenson, pt. XI, no. 3.
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