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Paganinus de Paganinus : Venetiis 1st edition of the Latin Bible in which catch words were used H 3174 Paganini's Bible 1495
Hamberg Polyglot 1596 Adams # 973. Hamburgi: Jacobus Lusius Juni folio This triglot contains the Bible in the following versions: (1) Greek Septuagint, (2) Vulgate Latin, (3) Pagninus Latin (O.J.) Beza's Latin (N.J.) and Luther's German. They are arranged in 4 columns & the order is reversed on the verso of the leaf a quarto printed by Du Ry of Lyons). (Darlow & Moule 1425) Old Testament Ezra Chapt. 2-53 - Chapt. 3-5 The 7 parts are bound in 3 volumes p. 343 Of the 4 great polyglot Bibles printed during the 16 & 17 centuries, one was printed in England, The Biblia Sacra Polyglotta in 6 volumes, edited by Brian Walton & published between 1633 & 1659. Walton's Bible was printed by Thomas Roycroft. founts employed (Hebrew, Latin, Greek, Aramaic, Syriac, Samaritan, Ethiopic, Arabic, or Persian)
The 1st great Polyglot Bible was the Complutensian Bible of Cardinal Francisco Ximenez de Cisneros, printed at Alcala de Henares 1514-17. The Latin Vulgate printed in the center of the page with the Septuagint on the left & the Hebrew text on the right, & the Targums of Onquelos & its Latin translation in the lower margin.
#124 Basil Hall - Book Club of California - The Great Polyglot Bibles Biblia Regia 8 vol. printed in 5 languages - 1572 - Hebrew, Greek, Aramaic, Latin & Syriac - Christophe Plantin - commissioned by Philip II of Spain.
Hamburg Polyglot Printed title - Sacr. Biblium Quadrilingum Tomus Secundus Trilinguis The mark t on the text of Pagninus version signifies the beginning of a page the number of which is indicated in the extreme margin in tom. 1 in the Hebrew O.T. of 1587 which was reissued together with this Triglot.
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The Bible of the Revolution - 1782, Philadelphia. Imprinted by Robert Aitken King James Version. Printed by Robert Aitken, Printer Of Journals of Congress + a Reputable Bookseller "Importation of Bible from England having ceased owing to the war, and the demand for Bibles being great, Aitken urged Congress, without success, To finance the undertaking, but was compelled to do the work at his own expense, losing money thereby. Today, fewer copies of this Bible are known To be in existence than the Gutenberg Bible, The world's highest priced and first printed book." 4 edition Evans 17473, O'Callaghan p.31) [In the left hand side margin] The 1st edition even printed in Americal in the English Language New 1781,1777,1778,1779 - 4 editions a duodecimo - without pagination p. Old Testament Isaiah
Chapt. 44 - 26 - Chapt. 46 - 11 Sept. 3 1783 - Definitive Treaty of Peace between Great Britian & US signed [Left hand side margin] Benden Z7770 R93 1954 a list of important Bibles at Paris. War of Independence (1775-1983) Bibles 1) Rumball - Peter, E. A. R. America's first Bibles, to a census of 555 extant Bibles. Protland, Mc., Southworth - Anthoensen Press, 1940 184 p. illus. 220.5 S592 2) Simms, P. Marion The Bible in America N.Y. 1936 (Stanford) John Eliot's Indian Bible - 1st Bible printed in America (Algonquim tongue) 1663 Not only was the Geneva Bible popular in England + Scotland but also it was the favored Bible of Plymouth + Virginia settlements in America. It's highly probable that the Geneva Bible was 1st brought to America in 1607 + used in the Jamestown settlement. The Pilgrims brought the Geneva Bible with them on the Mayflower to Plymouth in 1620. (J. Howell) Robert, Dearden - An original leaf Z 239 G 72 D 28 (Bender) Bishop's bible was the 1st in English brought to America 3rd - King James (1611) - According to an incomplete census made in 1940 over 75 copies have been listed as extant today. - earliest Bible in a European language was a quarto in German printed in Germantown Pa, in 1743 by Christoph Saur. (1200 copies) See #450
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the family of Barker held the patent to print Bibles from 1579-1709. Darlow + #309 Moule #(240) - King James Bible - 1611 [inserted] text printed is double column, 59 lines each whole printed page enclosed within rules the book measures about 17"x10 1/4" [end inserted] Kkk2 A. (1570-1645) - Robert Barker the King's Printer - 1640 [inserted] #543 AS. Herbert STC 2339 [end inserted] [inserted] copy NYPL, Mass historical Society [end inserted]B. A. Old Testament - Proverbs Chapt. 22-14 -> Chapt. 24-29 B. New Testament - To The Hebrews #543 AS Herbert R. Barker & The Assigned of J. Bill Chapt. 8-1 Chapt. 10-11
C.C. Butterworth estimates the amount of material from earlier editions incorporated in the King James version Wycliffe versions including English Sermons - 4% Tyndales work, including the Matthew Bible - 18% Covendales' work including Great Bibles - 13% Geneva Bible & Geneva New Testament - 14% Bishop's Bible & its revision - 4% All other versions before 1611 - 3% King James Bible new matrid - 61% 54% The Literary Lineage of the King James Bible Philadelphia 1941
Santa Clara 220.6 B88 Stanford 220.52 Bruce, F.F. The English Bible N.Y. 1961 Daiches, David The King James Version of the English Bible Chicago 1941 Edgar, Andrew The Bibles of England London 1884 Greenslade, S.Z. The Cambridge History of the Bible 1963 Stacks 220.52 I 535m - Mozley, John F. Coverdale & His Bibles London 1953 Westcott, Brooket. A formal View of the History of the English Bible 3rd ed. revised by Willian A. Wright NY 1927 Willoughby, Edwin F. The Making of the King James Bible Los Angeles 1956
Number of editions of various English Bibles published from 1560 to 1611 when the King James version was published Tyndale's New Testament 5 (1539) Great Bible 7 Bishops' Bible 22 the version used by Shakespeare - (1560) Geneva Bible over 120 over 60 after the Authorized Version
At the Hampton Court Conference in 1604, King James is reported to have given orders for the Authorized Version that reflected adversely upon the Geneva Bible (marginal notes)
Words supplied in the text were printed in roman letter, as were the chapter summaries & running heads. Marginal readings in italics
655.1 H23 P.M. Handover - Printing in London 1960 -Cornelius Bod engraved the title page (in the 1st folio edition of King Jame's Bible (plate size 13 3/4 x 8 7/8") Printer - Robert Barker - black letter Wicked Bible appeared in 1631 not omitted from the 7th Commandment. Bishop's Bible - printed by Christopher Barker I (died 1589) 1584 (plate size 10 x 5 3/4") - engraved frontspiece 1st edition 1568 - and 1572 current edition of Authorized Version 3 imprints - the King's or Queen's Printer, or either of the Univ. Presses at Oxford & Cambridge - "The Bible Patent" under Henry VII - 1st known King's Printer -> William Faques Henry VII - Richard Pynson"
King James Bible - ranks [with] the collected works of Shakespeare as one of the greatest legacies of the English Renaissance.
(Santa Clara) 655.142 C58 Colin Clain A History of Printing in Britain - 1966
The test of the 1611 Bible is a great primer black letter [with] chapter headings & marginal notes in roman & the alternative readings in italic There are 3 issues assigned to the year 1611 The 1st quarto edition was printed in roman in 1612. - contains 794,946 words - Moule, Horace Frederick - revised edition 1968 Bender Z7771 ESH47 James I 1566-1625 (reigned 1603-25); as James VI of Scotland reigned 1567-1625; only child of Mary Queen of Scots. Invited to suceed Elizabeth in 1603 as James I, he thereafter schemed to play off Catholic vs Protestant; presiding at the Hampton Court Conference (1604), he displaced the Puritans [with] a religious policy that produced the Authorized (King James) Version of the Bible (1601)
The best & last of our folio Black Letter Bibles was of 1640 p. 92-Carter T.H. Darlows H.F. Mowle, Historical Catalogue of the Printed Edition of Holy Scripture, vol. 1 (1903), No. 421 1611 2 issues seem to have been published that year - the printing possible having been done in 2 shops ("He + She")
Coverdale's Bible 1539 edition painted in England by James Nicholson (folio) 1st edition of the whole English Bible to be printed in England 1st translation of the Bible as a whole into English was made by the follow as of John Wyclif around 1380-3. Tyndale New Testament issued by Peter Schoeffer of Worms in 1525 n 6. 1st English Bible was to be published 1535 Miles Coverdale (?) printed at Cologne or Marburg by Cervicorn + Soter. Matthew Bible printer Matthew Crom of Antwep text made [illegible] the work of Tyndale + Coverdale edited by John Rogers Great Bible 1539 sponsored by Cromwell Bishops' Bible printed by Richard Jugge 1568 black letter also printed the 1st book on Obstetrics in English "The birth of mankynde, other wise named the womans booke" by the physician Thomas Raynalde (1540) Geneva Bible quarto 1st English Bible to be printed in Roman type rather then black letter. division of the Scripture into verses Gutenberg Bible Vulgate Translation 290 different characters Bender Rare Bibles Rumball-Petre 29990 R93 1954 (a listing)
The Septuagint ([inserted] called [end insterted] in Latin) the new Greek Scriptures derives its fame from Aristeas's [inserted] of Alexandria [end inserted] romantic story after his fictional 22 scholars 'The Seventy' [inserted] The Septuagent [end inserted] the 1st Greek Translation of the Old Testament (from Hebrew) 1st part of New Testament to be written Paul's Epistle to the Theodosians written in AD 51 about 18 yrs after Jesus's death. Aramaic (the language of the Persian empire) "targums 5th C Bible translated into Armenian + in the [?loth?] Arabic All fragments from before the Time of St. Jerome + his Vulgate [inserted] "the book of the people" [end inserted] translation are called Vetus Latina commisioned in 382 by Pope Damasus became the basis of all Bible studies in The Middle Ages 1546 Council of Trent declared it to be the authorized Bible of [insterted] the Catholic Church [end inserted]