Containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly translated out of the originall tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by his Majesties Speciall command. Appointed to be read in Churches. Printed by Robert Barker ... of John Bill 1640.
Sm. 4to. A8 + (A-[Lll4] ). 2 each with 30 cuts (12 tribes of Israel, 12 Apostles all in squares & roundels of 4 evangelists. with smaller cuts of Lamb and the Holy Ghost), dec. initial letters and headpieces. [Lacking signature Qq4]. [Bound with] THE WHOLE BOOK OF PSALMES collected into English meeter, by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and others, conferred with the Hebrew, with apt notes to sing them withall. Set forth and allowed to be sung in churches, of all the people together before and after morning and evening prayer; as also before and after sermons; and moreover in private houses, for their godly solace and comfort, laying apart all ungodly songs and ballads, which tend onely to the nourishment of vice, and corrupting of youth. London Printed by E.G. for the Company of Stationers 1647. ([A]-G4]). T.p. within dec. border, dec. headpieces and initial letters. New, occasional marginal chipping, occasional loss to leading corner, occasional silking along fore-edge, with early inscriptions of William Atkinson, Ralph Hardwick and several others, browning, staining in part, early calf boards, 7 metal bosses to boards [of 10], remains only of hinges to upper board, rebacked in modern gilt lettered leather. Our copy above preceeded by an incomplete edition of Book of Common Prayer, starting at [A7]? - [F8]. two column Black letter. The Authorised version. ESTC S102185 ‘With the Apocrypha. In two columns, black letter. Signatures: A8; A-Kkk8 Lll4. "The New Testament of our Lord and Sauior Jesus Christ" has separate title page dated 1641 and colophon dated 1642; register is continuous. Identified as Wing B2200 on UMI microfilm "Early English books, 1641-1700". STC (2nd ed.), 2340; Darlow & Moule (Rev. 1968), 561. ESTC R34410 ‘ Title framed within ornamental border. Head-piece; initial. Signatures: A-F8 G4. Final page blank. Wing (CD-ROM 1996), B2423.’
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