16 Century Bibles
HANDSOME 1639 KING JAMES 1639
BIBLE AND PRAYER BOOK , Bound with 'The way ton true happiness' to the back of the book.
(BIBLE) (BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER). The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New…. London: by Robert Barker and the Assignes of John Bill, 1639. Thick octavo, New Leather spine and corners, a stunning copy of a very Rare Bible. This Bible is complete with very minor repairs to the first page, the book of Common Prayer, also complete with 'The Genealogies' 1638 Old and New Testament 1639 on both title pages.
1639 editions of the most influential and beloved version of the English Bible and the Book of Common Prayer, with ornate woodcut title pages,
First published in 1611 and indisputably the most influential of English Bible translations, the impact of the King James Version on piety, language and literature is incalculable. This edition, set in double columns of Gothic type within rules, is bound with contemporary editions of Sternhold and Hopkins’ popular metrical psalter (1639) and the magisterial Book of Common Prayer (1636). Includes Apocrypha. With elaborate woodcut general and New Testament title pages, head- and tailpieces and decorative initials. Rare and Stunning.