1680 1st Complete KJV Octavo Bible Printed in Oxford 1680 1st Complete KJV Octavo Bible Printed in Oxford

1680 1st Complete KJV Octavo Bible Printed in Oxford

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From Cross and Crown Rare Books (Lynchburg, VA, U.S.A.)

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An uncommon type of book sophistication: Considerable trouble has been taken to make this 1680 Oxford octavo Bible (the first complete English octavo Bible printed in that city) look like an earlier 1637 London Bible. The title-leaf and subsequent leaf from that Bible have been bound in at the beginning (the latter replicating the content found on f. [1] of this Bible) and the date on the New Testament sectional title has been all but completely erased. The charming binding supports the hoax, bearing a gilt "1637" on its spine. This edition is printed in two unruled columns with shouldernotes, sidenotes (including dates), and italic headers. Acts 6:3 wrongly reads "ye may" for "we may." Tables of kindred and affinity, weights and measures, money, and time are found on the last two pages. The New Testament sectional title has a woodcut vignette showing the arms of the University. Bookseller Inventory # 000811

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Title: 1680 1st Complete KJV Octavo Bible Printed ...

Binding: Hardcover

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