The Byble in Englyshe : of the largest and greatest volume, auctorysed and apoynted by the commaundemente of oure moost redoubted prynce, and soueraygne Lorde Kynge Henrye the. viii. supreme heade of this his churche and realme of Englande: to be frequented and vsed in euery churche w[i]t[h]in this his sayd realme, accordynge to the tenour of his former iniunctions geuen in that behalfe. Ouersene and perused at the co[m]maundeme[n]t of the kynges hyghnes, by the ryghte reuerende fathers in God Cuthbert bysshop of Duresme, and Nicolas bisshop of Rochester.

Standardized Title:
Bible. English. Great Bible.
Other Title:
Newe Testament in Englishe.
[London] : Printed by Edwarde Whitchurch [or Rycharde Grafton] Cum priuilegio ad imprimendum solum, 1541 [Nov.]
Early English books online
1 online resource ([6], lxxij, cviij, cxvi, lxxij; lxxxiiii, lxxxvi-lxxxix [id est xciij] leaves) : illustrations (woodcuts)
The Great Bible version.
Variant: imprint has "Printed by Rycharde Grafton".
Colophon, Mm6v, reads: .. Fynyshed in Nouember. Anno. M.CCCCC.XL.
Signatures: *⁶ a-i A-N O⁴ AA-OO PP⁴ Aaa-Hhh Iii⁶ Aa-Kk Ll-Mm⁶.
Title pages and kalender printed in red and black.
Leaf 35 of the New Testament has catchword "frome".
Leaf xciij misnumbered lxxxix.
Parts 2-4 and "The newe Testament in Englishe" each have separate divisional title page and foliation; register is continuous.
Sheets are frequently found mixed with other edtions.
Identified as STC 2072a on UMI microfilm reel 1617.
Reproductions of the originals in the British Library and the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Appears at reel 105 (British Library copy), and at reel 1617 identified as 2072a (Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery copy).
Reel 105: last leaf supplied from STC 2073. Reel 1617: lacking quires *2-6, Aaa1, and last leaf; photostats of the missing leaves, from the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery copy 32897, filmed at end.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 105:1, 1617:2) s1999 miun s
Cited in:
STC (2nd edition) 2072.
Darlow and Moule (Rev. 1968), 60.
Heath, Nicholas, 1501?-1578.
Tunstall, Cuthbert, 1474-1559.
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