Bible. New Testament.The Nevv Testament of Iesus Christ, translated faithfully into English, out of the authentical Latin, according to the best corrected copies of the same, diligently conferred vvith the Greeke and other editions in diuers languages; vvith arguments of bookes and chapters, annotations, and other necessarie helpes, for the better vnderstanding of the text, and specially for the discouerie of the corruptions of diuers late translations, and for cleering the controversies in religion, of these daies: in the English College of Rhemes.
Printed at Rhemes : By Iohn Fogny, 1582. 218 x 165 mm Quarto a-c4, d2, A-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Zzz4, Aaaa-Zzzz4, Aaaaa-Ddddd4, Eeeeee2 This copy is bound in seventeenth-century calf, sympathetically rebacked, with an attractive gold-tooled floral motif to the board edges Internally, this copy is in very good condition with clean leaves There is a little foxing to the first two leaves and a few trivial marginal tears The upper margin is cut a bit close but the text is never affected
The title page is set within a decorative border; the text is adorned with ornamental woodcut initials throughout The text is beautifully printed in Roman with printed annotations, marginal notes, arguments and chapter summaries in italic
Pforzheimer, 68; Darlow & Moule 231; STC (2nd ed), 2884; Herbert 177; Pierpont Morgan Library, The Bible 115; The Bible 100 Landmarks, 66; Bible in the Lilly Library 40. Item #226J