LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection
Digital Image File Name:
Source Call Number:
STC 2099 Copy 3
The. holie. Bible. Bishops' Bible
Source Created or Published:
f. A(ii) recto, contains colored portrait of Cecil.
Digital Image Type:
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD:
The. holie. Bible.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
[Imprinted at London :
in povvles Churchyarde by Richarde Iugge, printer to the Queenes Maiestie,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
Physical Description (Hamnet):
, cxxviii, clxxxv, xlvi, xlix-cciii, cxviii, clii, clv, clix l. : ill., maps ; 2⁰.
Made-up copies (Publishing) DFo
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Parker, Matthew, 1504-1575.
Signatures: pi⁸ *¹⁰ ²*⁸ A-Q⁸; A-Y⁸ Z¹⁰; A-E⁸ F⁶ G-2A⁸ 2B¹²; A-O⁸ P⁶; A-T⁸ U⁶.
Date of publication suggested by STC (2nd ed.).
Each part has divisional title page and separate pagination.
Imperfect: tightly bound, with loss of inner margin print.
Imprint from colophon.
Numerous errors in paging.
"The nevve testament of our saviour Iesus Christe" has engraved title page and separate pagination.
"A revision of the Great Bible version, undertaken by Matthew Parker, archbishop of Canterbury, with the assistance of many bishops and well known Biblical scholars. In correcting the Great Bible, both the Hebrew and Greek originals were consulted."--NUC pre-1956 imprints.
In five parts.
ESTC (RLIN) S1185
STC (2nd ed.), 2099.2
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet):
Crimson velvet binding with engraved silver clasps and bosses with Tudor roses and Elizabeth I's coat of arms (rebacked). Possibly a made-up copy. Pt. 1, *2-10 bound after pi1, ²*7 bound after *1; pt. 1: ²*8 and pt. 5, U6, blanks, lacking. Purchased at Sotheby's July 3, 1922 (lot 1066). Provenance: a presentation copy to Queen Elizabeth that was probably used in her private chapel; Honywood family library - Michael Tomkinson copy (with their bookplates)
Call Number (Hamnet):
STC 2099 Copy 3