The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly Translated Out of the Originall Greek; and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, By His Majesties Special Command; Appointed to be Read in Churches. Bible. English. King James, Printer Robert Barker.
The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly Translated Out of the Originall Greek; and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, By His Majesties Special Command; Appointed to be Read in Churches.
The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly Translated Out of the Originall Greek; and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, By His Majesties Special Command; Appointed to be Read in Churches.
The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly Translated Out of the Originall Greek; and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, By His Majesties Special Command; Appointed to be Read in Churches.

The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly Translated Out of the Originall Greek; and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, By His Majesties Special Command; Appointed to be Read in Churches.

London: Robert Barker and Assigns John Bill, 1634. Quarto in 8s. Item #022062

[2] 34pp. genealogies, [3]pp. dedication, [9] to the reader, [1]pp. order of books, pp. 1-582 Old Testament, Apocrypha ends on p. 718; New Testament ends on p. 904; colophon on p. 904. Black letter in double columns. General and New Testament titles within woodcut historiated border. Both title pages state translated out of "Original Greek", with "darknesse" instead of "darkenesse" in Genesis 1:4, undated genealogies bound in at front prior to title page, with the Apocrypha, without map. Uniquely bound in earlier 19th century polished calf over beveled wooden boards, ornately tooled in blind and gilt, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges red, margins trimmed close just entering some headlines or side notes, some light marginal soiling, very minor worming in blank lower margins of a few leaves in front and middle of book. A very attractive copy from the library of William Otter Gibbs with his bookplate: Gibbs was a 2nd Lieut. 7th Hussars, February, and Lieut., November 1900. In the South African (Boer) War, served 1901-2 with 7th Hussars in operations in Cape Colony, Orange River Colony and Transvaal; awarded Queen's Medal, with five clasps. Captain, Ap. 1907. Seconded to be Brigade Major of Eastern Mounted Brigade (Territorial) March 1913-March 1916. In the Great War, served in Gallipoli (Anzac) October-December 1915: in Egypt December 1915-October 1916 (Staff Officer, Western Defense Force; Brigade Major, Coastal Area): in France, October-December 1917, as Major, 12th Battalion Yorkshire Regt.; in Mesopotamia Ap. 1918-Ap. 1919 with 7th Hussars and in command of them from September 1918. Wounded at Shergat, nr. Mosul, 28 October 1918. Awarded 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Allies' (Victory) War Medal: Croix de Guerre (avec palme): mentioned twice in dispatches (1916 and 1919). Lieut.-Colonel 1919, and in the Regular Army Reserve of Officers from 1920. One of the Exons of the King's Bodyguard of Yeomen of the Guard from 1926. (From his family genealogy) [Herbert 487-b].

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