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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.
Herbert 543; Darlow & Moule 421; STC 2339.
Appraisal Value: $45,000
Sale Price: $12,950