Bible. English. Bishops' Bible.

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Title

Bible. English. Bishops' Bible.

Description

John Moreton, 1674. His name and the date are on the reverse of the title page for the Apocrypha.

Thomas Moreton, 1695. His name and the date are on the reverse of the title page for the Apocrypha.

Full leather possible late 17th century rough calf binding. Rebacked with a red leather and gilt spine label. Evidence of clasps. Blind tooled square on boards."Tho Moreton" inscribed on the front board. Red splatter fore edge. End band intact. Housed in a clamshell.

Title page photo facsimile from British Museum.

Marginalia on the last page of Deuteronomy and the following title page for the second part. Mostly crossed out. Title page repaired. Marginalia on the title page for the third part. Mostly crossed out. Title page repaired. Marginalia on title page for the fourth part. Mostly crossed out. Title page repaired.

Incomplete copy: title page and preliminary leaves (26? l.) and leaves 124-125, 129, 137-138, 2 last leaves and double map wanting. Several leaves cut and mounted with some loss of text.

Manuscript signature "William" in margin of first page of the book of Jeremie (Jeremiah). It has been cut off confirming that the text block was trimmed before being bound in its current binding. |

Baptism record of the children of Thomas and Elizabeth Moreton on the reverse of the title page for the Apocrypha.

The last four pages of Revelation are manuscript most likely written by Thomas Moreton in 1692. The hand matches the one used in the baptism record. He also wrote four more pages including the text "Christus vere satisfecit pro peccatis"(1 page) and "Paragraphe appon the Hymn of St. Ambrose" (3 pages). The final page is dated 1692.

Publisher

Imprinted at London : In Powles Churcheyarde by Richarde Iugge, Printer to the Queenes Maiestie

Date

1572

Contributor

Moreton, John, former owner.

Moreton, Thomas, former owner.

Parker, Matthew, 1504-1575.

Cranmer, Thomas, 1489-1559, author of introduction, etc.

Tunstall, Cuthbert, 1474-1559.

Heath, Nicholas, 1501?-1578.

Jugge, Richard, approximately 1514-1577, printer.

Basil, Saint, Bishop of Caesarea, approximately 329-379. Prologue of Saint Basil the great, upon the Psalmes.

Format

Page dimensions: 39.1 x 25.3. Laid paper.

[25], cclxx, clxxxix [i.e. cxc], cv, [1], cxxxviii, [2] leaves : ill. (woodcuts), geneal. table (woodcut), map (woodcut) ; 37 cm. (fol.)

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Super FOLIO BS175 1572

ESTC S121300

Coverage

Sixteenth Century

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Citation

“Bible. English. Bishops' Bible.,” Regenerating the Local Catalog, accessed July 26, 2017, http://sparks.omeka.net/items/show/6.