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Three Centuries of Thumb Bibles: A Checklist.
New York: Garland Publishing Inc, 1980. 0824098188. 1st edition. Contents includes: Introduction. 1.Collections: i) Locations of Thumb Bibles; ii) Private Collections; iii) Libraries and Their Symbols; 2.Plan and Scope of the Checklist; 3. To Lay Some Ghosts and Explain Some Omissions; 4. Abbreviations. Part A. Books Printed in America; Part B. Books Printed in the British Isles; Part C. Books Printed in Continental Europe. Appendix: Book Illustrations; Selected Bibliographical References; Sources of Illustrations; Index of Titles; Index of Printers and Publishers; Index of Places. Pp.xl/390, many black & white scanned illustrations throughout, minor spotting to closed pages edges but pages clean internally. Turquoise cloth, gilt title to spine. A scarce and useful reference work. VG.
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Book number: 45419
GBP 220.00 [Appr.: EURO 243.75 US$ 275.08 | JP 29625]
Keywords: Adomeit Three Centuries Thumb Bibles Checklist America Uk Continental Europe Miniature Books 46850 Bibles: : Reference

The English Version of the Polyglot Bible : containing the Old and New Testaments, with a copious and original selection of references to parallel and illustrative passages.
London : Samuel Bagster and Sons, Limited, 15, Paternoster Row [1835?] . 0. A very good full leather binding. Thick 8vo. 21.5cm x 15cm x 7.5cm. pp.6/[2pp.]/Old Testament: pp.590 (interleaved with blank leaves)/New Testament: pp.220 (interleaved with blank leaves)/pp.36/[Table of Chronology - 4pp.]/[Coloured maps - 6ff.] . 9 coloured engraved maps, signed: W. Hughes sc. Full black calf. Cornersbumped and strengthened. Spine with five raised bands and gilt titles (a little dulled): Polyglot Bible - English Version - Index". All page edges gilr. Inner gilt dentelles. "Sewn With Silk" to base of the verso of the front board. original black endpapers. Neat dedication to front endpaper: "Ernest Elliott, From E. F. I. E. Easter 1883." Text in two columns, with references in centre column. A few verses under-lined and a few notes added to some of the blank leaves. * Date of publication from COPAC (British Library) ** Referenced by Darlow & Moule 1628 and 1849. Facsimile reprint of Bagster's pocket editions. Preface unsigned. New Testament has its own title page and pagination. Index and coloured maps at the end.
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Book number: 45688
GBP 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 110.75 US$ 125.04 | JP 13466]
Keywords: 477226 Samuel Bagster and Sons the English Version of the Polyglot Bible Bibles: : 19th Century

The New Testament Of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Newly translated out of the Original Greek:With the Former Translations diligently Compared and revised. By His Majesty's Special Command. Appointed to be read in Churches.
Oxford: Printed by Mark Baskett, Printer to the University, 1766. 8vo. Preceded by: "The Book Of Common Prayer.. Oxford: Printed by T. Wright and W. Gill..1767[Price One Shilling and Eight Pence, unbound.] . New Testament with printed title. Text ends Gg 4b. with the names of books and chapter-numbers in headlines in black-letter. Bound with: "The Whole Book Of Psalms.. Oxford: Printed by T. Wright, and W. Gill..1767." 6 pages from:"The Creed of S. Athanasius."(Book of Common Prayer), strengthened at some time in the past. Otherwise clean text, with good margins. Contemporary diced calf. Smooth spine with blind-stamped title:"Common Prayer. A later printing of Herbert:1158 / D&M:863.
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Book number: 8180
GBP 196.00 [Appr.: EURO 217.25 US$ 245.07 | JP 26394]
Catalogue: Bibles
Keywords: Oxford Baskett Gill Wright Prayer New Testament Psalms A0549 Bibles

Hebrew Old Testament
London: British And Foreign Bible Society, 1961 . 8vo. 18.5cm x 12cm x 4cm. pp.1362. General title and half titles in Hebrew. Half titles include: Hebrew Petateuch; Hebrew Former Prophets; Hebrew Latter Prophets; Hebrew Hagiographa . Clean hebrew text throughout, previous owners bookplate to inside board. Red page edges. Black cloth boards with gilt Hebrew title to spine. VG.
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Book number: 23705
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 US$ 18.76 | JP 2020]
Catalogue: Bibles
Keywords: Snaith Hebrew Old Testament Pentateuch Prophets Hagiographa 32569 Bibles

The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. With Engravings on Wood from Designs of Fra Angelico, Pietro Perugino, Francesco Francia, Lorenzo Di Credi, Fra Barolommeo, Titian, Raphael, Gaudenzio, Ferrari, Daniel Di Volterra, and others.
Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts and Green, London, 1865 0. A very good 19th century leather binding by Riviere. 4to. 25cm x 19.5cm x 5.5cm pp.16/pp. 540. Contemporary binding by Riviere (signed in gilt on the front turn-in) of dark brown goatskin, the covers with a border composed of a gilt and blind fillets and a gilt arabesque roll, mitred to a gilt and blind fillet panel, with gilt flowers between and blind arabesque cornerpieces and at the centre a gilt circular ornamental block. Corners bumped and edges lightly rubbed. Spine with six raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and gilt title: "New Testament". All page edges bright gilt. Inner gilt turn-ins. Binder's stamp to lower edge of the verso of the front board: "Bound By Riviere." Neat inked dedication to front endpaper: "Joseph Parker A New Year's Gift from his affectionate Aunt Eliza Andrews. 1st January 1865." Foxing to free-endpapers, otherwise clean text and decorations throughout. With an engraved frontispiece, 59 single-page illustrations, and marginal ornaments, initial letters and medallions, all engraved on wood by W.T. Green, J. Cooper, J.L. Williams, R.C. West, T. Williams, W. Linton, Messrs. Dalziel, A. Williams, W. Measom, F. Anderson, J. Thompson, and H. Shaw. A very good book in a quality binding. Referenced by: Darlow & Moule / Herbert 1951.
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Book number: 44436
GBP 180.00 [Appr.: EURO 199.5 US$ 225.06 | JP 24239]
Keywords: 45860 Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts and Green, London Bibles: : 19th Century

The Vineyard Bible. A Central Narrative and Index.
New York: The Seabury Press, 1980. 0816401446. 1st edition. "The Vineyard Bible is carefully but simply documented. Underneath every line or passage, the chapter and verse in the Bible itself are listed. And there is an unusually thorough key word index which tells you where in the Vineyard Bible and where in your own family Bible you may find the passage or phrase for which you are searching. There is also a Gazeteer which helps you locate famous Biblical towns, cities, and sites in terms of the Europe and Midde East of today." The narrative index is made up of quotations from the King James version of the Bible which are often abridged or paraphrased in modern language. Pp.xiv/414. Red cloth, dustwrapper edges slightly rubbed. VG/VG.
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Book number: 38668
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Keywords: Avery Brook Vineyard Bible Narrative Index King James Old New Testament Bible Studies Scripture Reference 39599 Bibles

[Tes kaines diathekes hapanta.] Novum Testamentum .
Londini [London] : Ex officina Jacobi Tonson, & Johannis Watts, M DCC XIV. [ 1714 ] . 0. A very good early full leather binding. 6.0" x 3.5" x 1.25". 12mo. [10pp.]/pp.427/[1p. - Adverts] . Dark brown calf. Spine with 4 raised bands and later brown leather title label. Endpapers soiled. Previous owners details and doodles to front free-endpaper. Engraved frontispiece plate, signed: "L. Laguerre inv. Lud du Guernier sculp.". Printed title-page in red & black, with woodcut vignette and inked signature: 'John Lupton'. Clear Greek text throughout, with head and tail-pieces and initials.The text is printed in two columns, divided into verses, without notes. However, some early ink notation towards the end. The last leaf has been carefully repaired along the top edge with the loss of a few words from the adverts. A well preserved copy of this early London printing. ** "The text differs in only four places from the second Elzevir Testament (1633). Edited by Michel Maittaire .. This Greek Testament was published as the first of his series of Greek and Latin books, for printing which Queen Anne granted him a special privilege" - See Darlow & Moule 4730 . ESTC no.: T94907 .
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Book number: 44033
GBP 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 133 US$ 150.04 | JP 16159]
Catalogue: Bibles: : Greek
Keywords: 45400 Maittaire, Michael 1667-1747. Jacobi Tonson, & Johannis Watts Bibles: : Greek

The Children's Bible Story Book. (Illustrated by Jose Perez Montero).
Copenhagen: Scandinavia Publishing House, 1991. 8772470577. "..all the best adventure stories from the Bible have been rewritten for the very young." Printed in large print with simple sentences, fast-moving stories and lively, detailed illustrations. Suitable for ages 3-11. 24.5cms x 16.5cms. Pp.399, illustrated in colour throughout. Illustrated laminated boards. Wt. 1.4kg. VG.
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Book number: 30990
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Keywords: De Graaf Perez Montero Children Bible Story Book Illustrated Scripture 30453 Bibles

Victorian Holy Bible with Silver Clasps - The English versionOf The Polyglot Bible Containing The Old And New Testaments...
London: Printed For Samuel Bagster And Sons, No. 15, Paternoster Row, [no date c. 1863 ] . 0. A very good personal bible with two silver clasps in working order. Consisting of: 'The Book Of Common Prayer..'; 'The Holy Bible..' (with maps); 'Alphabetical Index Of The Holy Scriptures.'; and ' A New Version Of The Psalms Of David.' [18pp.]/pp.148/[12pp.]/pp.586/[2pp.]/pp.188/pp.40/pp.75/[3pp.] . Polished black calf, corners rubbed and bumped. Spine with 4 raised bands and gilt titles: "Holy Bible - Common Prayer". Marbled Endpapers. Neat dedication to front endpaper: "Evelyn Pulcherie Chapman from her Godmother A. M. C. August 2nd. 1863." The silver clasps are hallmarked for London 1863 the maker is Henry and Henry John Lias. *** Edward John Granet was born in August 1858 in Italy. He was educated at Eton and joined the Royal Artillery CDA 11th Division in 1878. He married Evelyn Pulcherie Chapman (1864-1933) and they had one child: Guy Edward Augustus Granet born in Ipswich (1887-1953). Guy had a distinguished military career receiving both the MC and DSO. His father; E. J. Granet saw service in Afghanistan, Egypt and South Africa he then became a Military Attache serving in Stockholm, Rome and Berne (from 1911 until 1915). While in Gallipoli (1915) he was injured by shell splinters at Suvla Bay. He retired to Berne, Switzerland for his convalescence and was promoted to Brigadier General (1915). However, he died from his injuries 3 years later on 22nd October 1918, and was buried at Vevey, (St. Martin's) Cemetery . He was awarded the Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB). and was a member of Ubique Lodge No. 1789, the Masonic lodge of "the gunners", a military lodge of the province of London. **** Evelyn Pulcherie Chapman was born 1864 in Sunningdale, Berkshire. She married Edward John Granet in 1885. Her Godmother was Adeline Mary Chapman (1847-1931). Mabel Chapman (1860-) died in Paris March 19, 1931.
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Book number: 43597
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Keywords: Samuel Bagster and Sons Granet Edward John Chapman Evelyn Pulcherie 47503 Bibles: : 19th Century

The Twofold New Testament: Being A New Translation Accompanying A Newly Formed Text. In Parallel Columns. By The Rev. Thomas Sheldon Green, M.A.
London: Samuel Bagster and Sons, 15 Paternoster Row, [ no date - c. 1865 ]. Scarce first edition. See Herbert Ref. No. 1959 : "English-Greek diglot. pp.466. The BM (British Museum) gives the date 1864, but, according to R. Bagster, the book was published in January 1865." 4to. 21.5cm x 17cm x 3cm. A very good binding. Original brown leather, over card covers, and gilt title to spine(very rubbed). Hinges and spine carefully strengthened at some time in the past. Inner gilt dentilles, brown endpapers. All edges gilt. Previous owner's dedication in a neat hand, dated 1868, to front free-endpaper. Greek and English text in parallel columns with alot of underlining and neat notation. A well preserved copy of a scare book.
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Book number: 33074
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Keywords: 33140 Samuel Bagster and Sons the Twofold New Testament the Rev. Thomas Sheldon Green Bibles: : 19th Century

A Dictionary Of The Natural History Of The Bible; Or, A Description Of All The Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, And Insects, Trees, Plants, Flowers, Gums And Precious Stones, Mentioned In The Sacred Scriptures...
London: Printed For Geo. B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria Lane, 1825 . 0. "A New Edition With Plates." 12mo. 7.5" x 5.0" x 1.25". No pagination (c. 232ff.) + 4pp. page Publisher's catalogue at the end; dated "September 1, 1830." Original green buckram boards, edges rubbed and bumped. Flat spine with old paper label(soiled). Inner hinges carefully strengthened. Clean English text throughout, illustrated with 11 full-page engravings (all dated 1825). Light soiling and toning to margins of all plates. Still a very good copy of this scarce publication. ** "Thaddeus Mason Harris (17681842) was a Harvard librarian, Unitarian minister and author in the early 19th Century. His most noted book was The Natural History of the Bible first published in Boston in 1793. Harris's father was killed fighting on the colonists side in the American Revolutionary War. Harris had been born in Charlestown, Massachusetts, but after his father's death he was sent to live on a farm in Stirling, Massachusetts. Harris went on to study at Harvard University from which he graduated in 1788. He then was a school teacher at Worcester, Massachusetts, before becoming the librarian of Harvard in 1781 and then being appointed the minister of the First Unitarian Church of Dorchester, Massachusetts, in 1791. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1806. Harris was also a founding member of the American Antiquarian Society in 1812, and served as corresponding secretary from 1812-1831, and as secretary of foreign correspondence from 1831-1832. Harris's son Thaddeus William Harris would also serve as a librarian at Harvard and be one of the leading American naturalists in the first half of the 19th century." - Wikipedia .
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Book number: 43275
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Keywords: Geo B Whittaker a Dictionary of the Natural History of the Bible a Description of All the Quadrupeds Birds Fishes Reptiles and Insects Trees Plants Flowers Harris Thaddeus Mason 44541 Bibles: : 19th Century

Die Apokryphen und Pseudepigraphen des Alten Testaments in Verbindung mit Fachgenossen ubersetzt und herausgegeben von E. Kautzsch. 2 vols.
Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung,1962. 1st ed. Ex libris, Royal Holloway college bookplate to verso front board. Vol 1. Die Apokryphen des Alten Testaments. Pp.32/508, gothic typescript. Vol 2. Die Pseudepigraphen des Alten Testaments. Pp.8/540. Black cloth, title to spine gilt on blue, spine slightly sunned. VG.
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Book number: 913
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Keywords: Kautzsch Apokryphen Pseudepigraphen Apochrypha Old Testament Ot German Bible Studies 11642 Bibles

The Holy Bible: Containing The Old and New testaments. to which are added Notes And Practical Observations, selected from the exposition of The Rev. Matthew Henry. In Two Volumes.
London: Printed By J. McGowan and Son, 1827. 2 volumes. 27.5cm x 21.5cm x 6.8cm. Small folio. Vol.I.:882pp. / 10P 1b. Loss of two lines of text from commentary at base of p. 881. Full-page engravings throughout, slightly browned. Marbeled endpapers with leather presentation label to verso of each front board:"J. & M. Bensley. 1831." Contemporary full calf - dark tan. Spines with four raised bands, blind-stamped decorated compartments and two black leather title labels. Signs of careful strengthening to hinges and corners at some time in the past. Not in Herbert.
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Book number: 8195
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Keywords: Mcgowan Henry Matthew A0841 Bibles

The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments : translated out of the original tongues and with the former translations diligently compared and revised by His Majesty's special command.
Edinburgh / London : Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell, Ltd. ; Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press [1919?] 0. Original Miniature Wooden Lectern and Original Chain. Miniature Bible - the covers measuring 48 mm x 33 mm x 16mm. In the Original full brown leather (soft calf) covered boards with a bright Gilt 'Holy Bible' titled on the spine. A little light rubbing to the very extremities but overall VG covers [6pp.]/pp.876 + 19 plates. A b/w line drawing of 'The Fall' is the Frontispiece. Printed title. On the reverse of the frontispiece is a 'Licence' granted to the Publishers Nimmo Hay and Mitchell to print and publish this miniature by His Majesty George the Fifth and dated 19th September 1919. In between the Old and New Testaments is an article by W. S. Brassington - 'Notes on the Shakespeare Family Records' followed by the Shakespeare Family Register, and a miniature copy of the mss (Shakespeare) page of his Church Parish Register. The Bible is chained (literally - clipped onto the rear cover) to the original 'miniature' wooden lectern which stands 134mm tall at the front, and 144mm at the back end, on a turned stem. Rear corner of base carefully repaired. remains of original printed label to base. The square base measures 58mm x 58mm.
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Book number: 44833
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THE BIBLE. That Is The Holy Scriptures conteined in the Old and New Testament. Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best Translation in divers Languages...
IMPRINTED AT London by Rober Barker, Printer to the Kings most Excellent Maiestie. 1609. 0. 4to. 9.00" x 6.5" x 3.00". A very good original full leather binding. Thick boards, rather pock-marked, with one of the two original brass clasps. Hinges and corners carefully strengthened. Smooth spine. Old endpapers with numerous doodles ('John Dalton is the wright owner of this Booke 1668'). The book begins with a prayer book (complete except for the title page). Very good engraved general title with heat-shaped centre, verso blank . "To the Christian Reader." with: "How to take profit in reading the holy Scriptures." to the verso. Followed by "Of the incomparable Treasure.." and "..Names and Order of all the Bookes.."to verso. Followed by: Clean roman-letter text throughout, with good margins. The Apocrypha is present. The engraved New Testament title is present, with map and "The Description of the Holy Land.. to verso. Clean New Testament text. "The Order Of Time.. inserted before "The Revelation.." Bound with: "A briefe Table of the interpretation..", ending with colophon dated 1609. Bound with: "The Booke Of Psalmes.. Companie of Stationers, 1608." Title with ink blots and doodles to both recto and verso. All other pages present, ending with colophon: "London: Printed by John Windet, for the Companie of Stationers, 1609." A well preserved 400 year old book! Referenced by Herbert 298; Darlow & Moule 230; Wing STC 2206 .
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Book number: 38862
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Keywords: 38325 Dalton Robert Barker Old New Testament Apocrypha Bibles: : 17th Century

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