Lot 1445 - 07 Nov 2017
Autumn Fine Auction
BIBLE - The Newe Testament of our Saviour Iesus Christe, faithfully translated out of the Greke, with the Notes and Expositions of the darke places therein . . . (1566 revised Coverdale version). title printed in red & black & woodcut portrait (Edw. VI) within decorative surround, a map, num. engraved text illus. & decorated initial letters, black-letter text; old blind-ruled calf with later gilt-decorated & lettered panelled spine, 4to. (imprinted at London . . . by Richard Jugge . . . 1566) * the third Jugge edition; booklabel of the Baptist College, Bristol & the armorial bookplate their great benefactor, Dr. Andrew Gifford ; Darlow & Moule 121. Illustrated
collation - (*)8, (*10), A-Y8, Aa-Bb8, C8, Dd-Pp8, Q2. nb. symbols * - not those used in the printing, sig. Cc printed as C, & Qq printed as Q, i.e. text & prelims. complete - but lacks 2 final leaves Q3 & Q4 (incl. imprint). Some binding wear, clasps broken/missing; title damaged & mounted (loss of first 2 words at head, & some lettering loss beneath portrait) & some sl. loss of lettering on verso, some stains & headline loss on Calendar leaves (with some edge & other tears), Table (& other) prelim. leaves reasonably good, map leaf damaged (loss top l.h. to map lettering & pt. of illus. on verso), stains & other edge tears throughout (with a few clean text tears - no loss), paper flaws (sl. loss, EI recto), some more marked stains / splashes in Pauline Epistles (esp. AaI & leaf bef.), map (Y7) v. good cond. Approx. 90 illus. in total (75 in Gospels); previous Jugge edtns. in 1552 & 1553; the Museum of the Baptist Coll. was based on Gifford's Collection - the armorial bkplt. may be a memorial one & 'Mrs. Bapt. Bristol / Gifford' are pt. of the spine lettering.
Anticipate this lot will come up 1:30pm - 2:00pm on Wednesday 8th.