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1640/39 King James Bible
, Item # KF2040

The King James Bible
Fifth Folio, 1640/39

[Bible in English.] The/Holy/Bible./Containing/the Old/Testament/ and/ The New./Newly translated out of/ the originall Tongues:/ And with the former Translations/ diligently compared and revised,/ by His Majesties speciall/ commandment./Appointed to be read in Churches./London:/ Printed by Robert Barker,/Printer to the Kings most Excellent/ Majestie: And by the assignes of/ John Bill. 1640. [NT title dated 1639.]

The fifth and last distinct folio edition of the King James Bible.

Collation: A4 B4 C6 D4 A-Z6 etc - Aaaaaa-Dddddd6; 732 ff. (collates as 1617 edition). Without inserted genealogies or map. General title-page provided in expert facsimile. Occasional corner and margin repairs and closed tears. Some general light soiling as expected. Some marginal ink notes, arithmetic and pentrials.

Overall a nice copy.

Herbert 543; Darlow & Moule 421; STC 2339.




Just The Facts

Item #KF2040
OT Title Page: 1640 FAC
NT Title Page: 1639
Size: 16 x 12 x 4.75
Font: Black Letter (Gothic)

Additional Features:
Full Calf
End Papers: Cotton
Daily Readings

Appraisal Value: $45,000

Sale Price: $12,950