拍品 404
  • 404

BIBLE, IRISH, 1690

估價
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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描述

  • An Biobla Naomhtha, iona bhfuil Leabhair na Seintiomna (translated by William Bedell and William Daniell). Richard Everingham, 1690
  • paper
12mo, two parts in one volume, contemporary or near contemporary calf, early and mid-eighteenth-century inscriptions, some staining and browning, some slight wear to binding

來源

John Mc Lea, inscription on verso of front endpaper ("...given to me ... by my grandfather Thomas Fleming...1743 June 28th")

出版

Darlow & Moule 5535; Delaveau & Hillard 631; Wing B2759B

拍品資料及來源

This pocket edition was published at the expense of the Hon. Robert Boyle and others in Roman letter expressly for the use of the Gaelic-speaking Highlanders of Scotland. The transliteration from Irish letter was made by Robert Kirk, minister of Aberfoyle and author of the metrical Psalter in Gaelic of 1684
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