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The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New : newly translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised : by His Majesties special command : appointed to be read in churches.
London : Printed by Charles Bill and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb ..., 1701.
[14], 1143, [25] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill.
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London : Printed by Charles Bill and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb ..., 1701.
Herbert, A.S. Engl. Bible 869.
general note
Added engr. t.p. signed: J. Sturt.
Apocrypha is included in paging and register.
Condemned by the Lower House of Convocation in 1703 for its gross errors. Cf. Herbert.
Includes index.
New Testament has special t.p.
The first English version of the Bible to record dates from the birth of Christ with marginal notes, based on the calculations of Archbishop Ussher.
With historiated initials at beginning of each book.
local note
Fisher Knox copy: Preliminary p. [1-2], including t.p., and all after p. [19] at end wanting; t.p. information supplied by COPAC; p. 1100 torn. With the autograph of Thomas Riches, and the inscription, "This vol. was presented by George Chalmers Esq. Trafalgar on the first of January eighteen hundred & thirty seven to the Revd. Robt. Murray minister of the united congregation of Oakville & Sixteen Hollow, to be used as a Pulpit Bible in the congregation at Sixteen Hollow in connection with the Synod of Canada & Church of Scotland." In contemporary binding, with clasps.
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Includes bibliographical references.

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