Lot 74

[Bible, English].-

The Holy Bible, 2 parts in one, including Apocrypha, black letter, calendar printed in red and black, NT separate title within woodcut border depicting the 12 tribes of Israel, and the 12 Apostles, xylographic ‘Cum priuilegio’ at foot, double column, woodcut initials and ornaments, lacking A1-2, B1-4, everything after Nnnn2, and final blank, browning throughout, dust soiling, intermittent water and oil staining in places, some spotting and marking, Rr1-2 sticking together, repair to gutter of first and last 4 leaves, small ones to Ss5-6, Tt1, NT title remargined, following leaves frayed with loss to headlines, perhaps caused by rodents, [STC (2nd ed.), 2224; Pforzheimer, 63], Robert Barker printer to the Kings most Excellent Maiestie, 1613, [and] J.S. [Speed (John)] The Genealogies Recorded in the Sacred Scriptures, according to every Family and Tribe, with the Line of our Saviour Jesus Christ, bound after the calendar, title within typographical border, at foot of title ‘Cum privilegio’, also woodcut floriated ornaments, 34 pp. of Genealogical charts, p. 34 reads correctly ‘Salathiel’, leaves mostly repaired and waterstained, [STC (2nd ed.), 23039.8], [Printed by F. Kingston, 1634?], 2 pp. extensive annotation on the Morris’ family lineage in a 18th century hand, later blind tooled calf, rebacked, joints split and hinges started, rubbed and scuffed, corners and spine severely damaged, folio [not subject to return]

*** The 34 charts featured in the ‘Genealogies’ give a visual representation to genealogies recorded in the Bible, beginning with the descendants of Adam and Eve.

Estimate: £400-£600