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[The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament, and the Nevv: newly translated out of the originall tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and reuised, by his Maiestie speciall commandement]

  • Author

    Speed, John

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    [Imprinted at London : by Bonham Norton and Iohn Bill, printers to the Kings most Excellent Maiestie, anno 1629]

  • Accession number


  • Class

    SR - 98/

  • Language


  • Physical description

    [336+]; [2], 32, [6] p. : ill., maps.

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: Title from previous edition. Imprint from STC. "The New Testament of our Lord and Sauiour Iesus Christ." has separate dated title page; register is continuous. "The genealogies recorded in the Sacred Scriptures according to euery family and tribe." has separate dated title page, pagination, and register. Signatures: 2F3-2X8(-2X8)+; [A]-B8, C-D². Verfiy title, imprint and pagination. Copy cataloged, Genealogies and New Testament only. [pi]2 A-Z12 2A-"x12 UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 2288 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1987. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 1938:3) Ownership and custodial history: Blind stamped owner's mark of florette on front flyleaf; purchased Blackwells, Oxford catalogue B115 November 1995 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Full leather binding, encased in contemporary white silk cover with embroidery in silk and worsted crewel work with silver spangled and braid, a "Garden of Eden" scene (some spangles missing, embroidered design not fully completed); pink silk ties (slightly damaged); binding restored in 1996 by Katherine Barker Allison Chester, The Homestead Workshop, Harbury; in modern box 16x9.5 cm., designed as a book in 1/4 leather with marbled boards and gilded spine decoration UK-SuSCL