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First Small Folio King James Bible, 1616
[Bible in English.] The / Holy / Bible, / containing / the Old Testament, / and he New: / Newly translated out of the Original Tongues: / And with the former Translations diligently / compared and reuised, By his Maiesties spe / ciall commandement. / Imprinted at London by Robert / Barker, Printer to the Kings / most excellent Maiesty. 1616.
First edition of the King James Bible in small folio lectern format. Printed in roman type. According to Scrivener (The Authorized Edition…, p. 17) this was the earliest printing to receive any considerable revising.
Hebert 349. DM 271. STC 2245. Norton, David, A Textual History of the King James Bible, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Third Printing (2007), pp. 78-79.
Please Note: This is a low-resolution photo, which shows the format, but makes reading the text nearly impossible. In reality, the text of these Bibles is large enough and clear enough to read very easily.
Item # KSF1616ES
Appraisal Value: $23,000
Sale Price: $9,995
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