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The Holy Byble, conteining the Olde Testament and the Newe. Authorised and appointed to be read in churches.

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    SR - OS - 98/

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    [18], 536; 137, [1] leaves : ill., geneal. tables, maps. ; 2°.

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General note: New Testament has dated titlepage with separate foliation and register. At foot: Cum gratia privilegio. Titlepage, Almanacke and calendar printed in red and black. Preface by Thomas Cranmer. Signatures: A4 B6 [par.]6 2[par.]² A-4T6 4U8 2A-Z6. With numerous mis-foliations. With the Apocrypha. With preliminary and final blank leaves (Darlow Moule). Catalogued from the British Library copy which matches the description of Darlow Moule 188; the copy filmed at Early English books, 1475-1640 reel 1741 is of the same setting except for the titlepage which is in black only, without an ornamental border and reads: The Holy Bible conteynyng the Olde Testament, and the Newe, set forth by authoritie. Lacks tp., preliminaries (all before A3), 2Q6, 2Y3 and all after Y6; many pages damaged with loss of text - dampstained and torn UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 2143 Darlow Moule (Rev. 1968), 188 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms International, 1983. 1 microfilm reel ; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 1741:3). Ownership and custodial history: Donated April 1981 by S.F. Woolmer, deposit from RSC UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Original full leather over wooden boards, blind-tooled panels; with metal bosses added; remains of fixings for clasps; leather has water damage and splits, spine damaged, boards detached, some bosses are lost UK-SuSCL