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The Newe Testament yet once agayne corrected by Willyam Tindale : where vnto is added a necessarye table, wherin easely and lightelye maye be fou[n]de any storye contaynd in the foure Euangelistes, and in the Actes of the Apostles ...

Publication:
[Antwerp : M. Crom? or Widow of C. Ruremond?], Prynted in the yere of our Lorde God MD and XXXVI [1536]
Format/Description:
Book
[4], 142, [8], 143-253, 252-254, [8] leaves : ill. ; 22 cm. (4to)
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Standardized Title:
Bible. New Testament. English. Tyndale. 1536.
Fingerprint:
e.in e.h, hege itse (3) 1536 (R)
Place of Publication:
Belgium Antwerp.
Notes:
"The 'Mole' edition; the cut of St. Paul on sig. T1r and elswhere has a mole in the stone, possibly a reference to the sign of the publisher G. van der Haghen."--ESTC.
Place of printing and conjectured printers' names from ESTC. "Possible printers suggested by STC; Nijhoff and Kronenberg 2494 sqq. query Crom as the printer of this ...; F.S. Ferguson suggested widow Ruremond (STC)."--ESTC.
Signatures: pi⁴ a-r⁸ s⁶ A⁸ t-z⁸, ²A-H⁸ I¹⁰ [Maltese cross]⁸.
Leaves of gathering pi signed as follows: unsigned, [double dagger]2, A3, unsigned.
Errors in foliation: leaves 51-52 numbered 41-42.
"The epistles of the Apostle Saynct Paul" has special dated title leaf and separate signatures; foliation is continuous.
Titles each within 4-part woodcut border; woodcut illustrations and initials.
Printed marginalia.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
Penn Libraries copy imperfect: gathering pi wanting with 4 leaves of facsimile reproduction bound in its place; leaves C2, G1, H2, and H8 wanting, each with ms. facsimile bound in its place (ms. facsimile of H8 has text of recto only); leaves of gathering I wanting with leaf of facsimile reproduction bound in place of leaf I10.
Penn Libraries copy has modern ms. bibliographical notes in pencil on front and back pastedowns and verso of front free endpaper.
Penn Libraries copy: imprint date transcribed in ms. in Arabic numerals ("1536") in red ink at foot of title leaf; ms. notes in red and black ink on verso of title leaf; ms. notes in red ink on verso of special title leaf and recto of blank leaf following last printed leaf; some ms. underlines and marginal notes in red or green ink in text; ms. inscription ("W") on leaf A3v; a few lines of text struck through in ink on leaf f3v.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries from the Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion (Berkeley, Calif.), in 2014.
Penn Libraries copy has illustrated bookplate ("Ex Libris John Howell") of John Howell (1847-1956) affixed to front pastedown.
Penn Libraries copy bound in full 18th-century blind-tooled calf over beveled-edge wooden boards; boards edged in brass; 2 leather and brass fore-edge clasps on right board with catches in brass edging of left board; 4 raised bands on spine (rebacked; blind-tooled spine panels).
Penn Libraries copy: left board detached; leaves closely cropped at all margins with occasional damage to running title and marginalia; many leaves mended at one or more margins; leaf z1 mended at inner and tail margins with catchwords supplied in ms.; small hole in lower portion of leaf A5; hole in upper portion of leaf z3 with minor loss of text mended with a blank leaf on which the missing text is supplied in ms.; hole in central portion of leaf ²G6 with some loss of illustrations and text mended with a blank leaf on which the missing elements are supplied in ms.; leaf ²G8 mutilated and mended with some loss of text on recto (supplied in ms.); leaf ²H1 mutilated and mended with some loss of text on verso (supplied in ms.); leaves ²H4-H6 each damaged and mended with some loss of text (supplied in ms.).
Penn Libraries copy: "some leaves clearly supplied from other copies"--Bookseller's description.
Penn Provenance:
Howell, John, 1874-1956 (bookplate)
Pacific School of Religion (Berkeley, Calif.) (former owner)
Penn Chronology:
1536
Cited in:
ESTC S90896
Darlow & Moule 8A
Herbert, A.S. Engl. Bible, 19
Luborsky & Ingram. Engl. illustrated books, 1536-1603, 2832
STC (2nd ed.) 2832
Contributor:
Tyndale, William, -1536.
Crom, Matthias, -1546, printer.
Ruremund, Christoffel van, -1531, associated name.
STC Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Rosengarten Family Fund.
OCLC:
63052219