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Bible, New Testament, English.
THE NEW TESTAMENT OF JESUS CHRIST, TRANSLATED FAITHFULLY INTO ENGLISH, OUT OF THE AUTHENTICAL LATIN [BY GREGORY MARTIN UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF WILLIAM ALLEN, LATER CARDINAL ALLEN, AND OF RICHARD BRISTOW], ACCORDING TO THE BEST CORRECTED COPIES OF THE SAME. REIMS: JEAN FOGNY, 1582
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401

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Bible, New Testament, English.
THE NEW TESTAMENT OF JESUS CHRIST, TRANSLATED FAITHFULLY INTO ENGLISH, OUT OF THE AUTHENTICAL LATIN [BY GREGORY MARTIN UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF WILLIAM ALLEN, LATER CARDINAL ALLEN, AND OF RICHARD BRISTOW], ACCORDING TO THE BEST CORRECTED COPIES OF THE SAME. REIMS: JEAN FOGNY, 1582
Estimate
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Bible, New Testament, English.
THE NEW TESTAMENT OF JESUS CHRIST, TRANSLATED FAITHFULLY INTO ENGLISH, OUT OF THE AUTHENTICAL LATIN [BY GREGORY MARTIN UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF WILLIAM ALLEN, LATER CARDINAL ALLEN, AND OF RICHARD BRISTOW], ACCORDING TO THE BEST CORRECTED COPIES OF THE SAME. REIMS: JEAN FOGNY, 1582
4to, woodcut border on title-page, initials, head- and tail-pieces, old vellum, red edges, title-page repaired, some light browning, binding soiled
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Provenance

The Library of the earls of Macclesfield, armorial bookplate, sale at Sotheby's, Part Seven, 11 April 2006, lot 2323

Literature

STC 2884; DMH 177; Allison & Rogers 173

Catalogue Note

FIRST EDITION OF THE DOUAI OR CATHOLIC VERSION OF THE NEW TESTAMENT IN ENGLISH. It exerted a considerable influence on the King James Bible of 1611, "transmitting to it not only an extensive vocabulary, but also numerous distinctive phrases and turns of expression" (DMH). 

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