THE 1525 TYNDALE NEW TESTAMENT. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY FRANCIS FRY. A Fine Copy and One of Only 177 Copies Printed. The First New Testament Printed in the English Language (1525 or 1526).Translated from the Greek by William Tyndale. Reproduced in Facsimile with an Introduction by Francis Fry.
With large initial colored and gilded by hand, contemporary three-quarter morocco, hand-marbled boards, gilt design to spine with five raised bands. 8vo 7 x 4 3/4 in. Woodcut title ornament, illustration, headpieces and initials.A fine facsimile copy from the library of the Ely Cathedral. The book was presented to the Cathedral by Isambard K. Brunel, who was ranked number two in BBCs poll, One Hundred Greatest Britons. The text was reprinted and published with an introduction by Francis Fry whose signature and inscription are shown in the text. Specializes in early printed English Bibles, books, manuscripts, and objet dart. Are merely representative of our broader inventory. Please do not hesitate to enquire regarding other early printed books and manuscripts. In addition, we are currently offering one of the world's most significant collections of biblical manuscripts and early printed Bibles.
The Legacy Collection may be viewed at: CrawfordSterling. The item "1525 TYNDALE Bible FIRST ENGLISH NEW TESTAMENT Fry SIGNED Ornate Binding RARE" is in sale since Saturday, August 30, 2014. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
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