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KING JAMES BIBLE

KING JAMES BIBLE

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KING JAMES BIBLE - 1640 Barker Printing of the King James Version (KJV), known as the last and best of the "Black Letter" editions, printed in London, was the official Bible of the Church of England - the "Anglican Church" - for almost four centuries. The 1611 King James Bible was a revision of the 1568 Bishops Bible, which was a revision of the 1539 Great Bible of King Henry VIII. It is the most well known English version of the Bible. London: Robert Barker, 1640-39. Large folio. This copy was presented to the Town of Waterford (Maine) by the Rev. Edwin A.R. Rumball-Petre, (where he preached 1906-1908), author of "Rare Bibles", NY, Philip C. Duschnes, 1954. Missing only the general title page (see note at end), this has been re-covered in tan suede, with applied gilt label, red stained edges (possibly trimmed). Has the geneology of the Wright family of Stafford inked inside the front cover. 11 1/2" x 17" x 4 1/2". Contents are near fine. Includes "The Translators to the Reader", daily prayers and obligations, "Table and Kalendar, expressing the order of the Psalms and Lessons....". New and Old Testaments and the Apocrypha, completely intact except for the Book of Revelations, which has Chap IV on replaced later printings. (1682 Pitt).

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