06-01-2013 06-01-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2658B Boston
June 1, 2013 11:00AMCalender
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King James Bible, Old and New Testament in English, Authorized Version.

$3,480$2,900
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2658B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 01, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

King James Bible, Old and New Testament in English, Authorized Version. London: Robert Barker, [1613].
Folio, lacking the general title page, the map, and the final leaf, Nnnn4; title page within elaborate woodcut compartment for the New Testament present in this copy, calendar printed in red and black; this copy contains the Apocrypha and Speed's Genealogies, it is printed in seventy-two lines per column, see Darlow & Moule 322; ESTC S122066; bound in contemporary, or slightly later boards, very small fragments of the original general title adhering to the inside of the front board, binding and sewing failing, with old repairs, text leaves starting, faults to text leaves including tears, stains, long ink inscription on the verso of the New Testament title page, 15 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

(Lacking A1: title) A2-4, B4, C6, D4, [pi]1, A-Z6, Aa-Zz6, Aaa-Zzz6, Aaaa-Mmmm6, Nnnn3.


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Keywords

James Bible, Robert Barker, London