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PRINTED BOOKS

Title 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.

Published Bristol : printed for the editor, 1862.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/BX  225.52.t    NOT FOR LOAN
 UniM Bail SpC/RB  13A/13    NOT FOR LOAN
Uniform title Bible. New Testament. English. Tyndale. 1862.
Physical description 28 pages, 696 unnumbered pages : illustrations (one colour), facsimiles ; 19 cm
Notes A lithographic reproduction of the Bristol copy of this Testament. The first edition of Tyndale's New Testament definitely known to have been completed; printed in all probability, by Peter Schoeffer at Worms in 1525.
Prefixed is an introduction, facsimiles, and a list of books printed by Peter Schoeffer of Worms. The text followed by a short epilogue To the reader, and a list of errata. Small woodcuts, representing the different evangelists and apostles, appear at the beginning of the gospels, the epistle to the Romans, 1 Peter, 1 John, Hebrews, James and Jude, and Revelation; and another cut (the Day of Pentecost) before Acts. The initial letters and woodcuts throughout the text illuminated. Printed on vellum.
Local note SpC/BX copy is part of the George McArthur Bequest, 1903. SpC/RB copy has the armorial bookplate of [Orde] Poynton (motto: Moribus antiquis).
Other author Tyndale, William, -1536.
Fry, Francis, 1803-1886.
Subject Illumination of books and manuscripts.
Local author Poynton, Orde. Former owner.
Local donor Poynton, Orde. Donor.
McArthur, George, 1842-1903 Donor.