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The holie Bible : conteynyng the Olde Testament and the Newe.

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Imprinted at London ... : By Richard Iugge ..., [1568]
Format/Description:
Book
[26], Cxxviij, clxxxv, [1], CCiiij [i.e. CCij], cxviij, clix [i.e., clvij], [1] leaves : ill., maps ; 44 cm. (fol.)
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Standardized Title:
Bible. English. Bishops'. 1568.
Other Title:
Holy Bible
Notes:
The first issue of the Bishops' Bible.
"A revision of the Great Bible version, undertaken by Matthew Parker, archbishop of Canterbury, with the assistance of many bishops and well known Biblical scholars" (Herbert)
Imprint from colophon.
Signatures: pi⁸ *¹⁰, ²*⁶ pi², A-Q⁸, ²A-Y⁸ Z¹⁰, ³A-E⁸ F⁶ G-2A⁸ 2B¹², ⁴A-O⁸ P⁶, ⁵A-T⁸ U⁶ (leaves ²pi2, Z10 and U6 blank).
Printed by verse in black letter on both sides of the leaf in two columns per page, with chapter headings and marginal notes and references.
Numerous errors in paging.
Includes Apocrypha.
Local notes:
Imperfect: leaves ²pi2 and ⁵U6 (blanks) wanting.
Penn Provenance:
Ross, T. Edward (bookplate) (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1568
Cited in:
STC (2nd ed.) 2099
ESTC S122070
Herbert, A.S. Engl. Bible, 125
Darlow & Moule 89
University of Pennsylvania. Libraries. Ross Bible, 35
Contributor:
Parker, Matthew, 1504-1575.
STC Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Ross Bible Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Bible. O.T. Apocrypha. English. 1568.
OCLC:
39132301