Sale 2468 - Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books, March 8, 2018
25 26 26 c (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Bible; that is,The Holy Scriptures contained in the Old and New Testament. General title within woodcut border; woodcut text illustrations and maps.  (of ), 362 [i. e., 366]; 361-444; 135,  leaves; lacks preliminary A4 (with contents on recto and full-page woodcut of the Garden of Eden on verso). Mostly printed in black letter. Folio, 322x207 mm, worn blind-stamped calf circa 1830s by Price of Newtown, Bilston, with ticket (not in Ramsden or BBTI), detached front cover stamped “REV. R. HILL / SEP. 23RD. 1839”; generally an attractive copy internally with only occasional marginal soiling and light marginal dampstaining, pencil accession and shelf numbers on verso of general title, several leaves repaired in blank lower outer corner, 18th-century family birth notices on 3O8v. Booklabel of John Howell. London: Robert Barker, 1616 [500/1,000] Geneva-Tomson-Junius version. Herbert 348. Bound with unidentified edition of The Book of Common Prayer, printed in double-column black letter (lacking preliminaries, few leaves reinforced in outer margins), and 1624 Company of Stationers edition of the Sternhold/Hopkins metrical Psalms, printed in double-column roman type with letterpress music in text (dampstained in upper margins, last few leaves remargined, lacks last leaf, possibly blank). 27 c (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Psalter or Psalmes of David, after the Translation of the Great Bible. Title within woodcut historiated border; woodcut historiated or decorated initials throughout.  leaves. Mostly printed in black letter. Folio, 269x185 mm, modern ½ calf; contents toned and soiled with scattered marginalia, blank upper outer corner off A4-5, lower outer corner off C5 with slight text loss, clean tear in H1. Contemporary inscription on title verso (“William Lloyd his book so saith John Lloyd”). London: Robert Barker, 1605 [250/350] Published as the second part of an edition of The Book of Common Prayer. Griffiths 1605/1-2; STC 16329-16329a.