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OF EXCEPTIONAL RARITY: 1814 FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST HEBREW BIBLE PUBLISHED IN AMERICA

(HEBREW BIBLE). Biblia Hebraica. Philadelphia, 1814. Two volumes.

Very rare first edition of the first Hebrew Bible published in America, of major importance in the field of American Judaica. An excellent copy in nicely restored contemporary binding. $32,000.

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1582 FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST ROMAN CATHOLIC NEW TESTAMENT IN ENGLISH, NOTED THEOLOGIAN JOHN EADIE’S PERSONAL COPY

BIBLE. New Testament of Jesus Christ. Rhemes, 1582. Very scarce first edition of the important Rheims New Testament, the first Roman Catholic version in English, translated from the Vulgate. The copy of noted biblical scholar and pastor John Eadie. $29,000.

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BEAUTIFUL, VERY LARGE (ANTIPHONAL-SIZED) 16TH-CENTURY GERMAN ILLUMINATED PAINTING OF THE VIRGIN MARY AND CHILD

ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT. Illuminated Painting of the Virgin Mary. Germany, 16th century.

Splendid and very large—antiphonal sized, though not from an antiphonal—16th-century hand-painted illuminated portrait of the Virgin Mary praying over Jesus as a baby, handsomely framed. $22,000.

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BEAUTIFUL, VERY LARGE (ANTIPHONAL-SIZED) 16TH-CENTURY GERMAN ILLUMINATED PAINTING OF SAINT LOUIS, KING LOUIS IX OF FRANCE

ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT. Illuminated Painting of Saint Louis. Germany, 16th century.

Splendid and very large 16th-century hand-painted illuminated portrait of King Louis IX of France, commonly known as Saint Louis. Handsomely framed. $22,000.

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“THE BISHOPS’ BIBLE,” 1575 FIRST SMALL FOLIO EDITION

(BIBLE). The Holy Byble. London, 1575.

Sixth edition (first small folio edition) of the “Bishops’ Bible”—the Anglican translation commissioned to check the Geneva Bible’s influence and “considered one of the great achievements of the 16th century” (J. Paul Getty Museum, A Thousand Years of the Bible, 70)—with much woodcut ornamentation, complete in contemporary reverse paneled calf boards. $19,000.

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“THE HIGHEST POINT IN ENGLISH BIBLE PRINTING”

(BIBLE). The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New. Cambridge, 1763.

First Baskerville edition, one of only 1250 copies, splendidly bound in period-style full morocco gilt. $18,000.

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THE KING JAMES BIBLE, 1619, IN BEAUTIFUL EMBROIDERED BINDING

(BIBLE) (BOOK ARTS). The Holy Bible (in embroidered binding). London, 1619.

Early edition of the King James Bible in a splendid contemporary full-embroidered binding, with nicely hand-colored woodcut title page. $15,000.

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ELEGANTLY BOUND “STANDARD EDITION,” 1762, OF THE KING JAMES BIBLE

BIBLE. The Holy Bible. Cambridge, 1762. Two volumes.

1762 “Standard Edition” of the King James Bible, with engraved allegorical frontispiece, distinctively bound in contemporary, elaborately gilt-tooled morocco. $15,000.

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“LAUD’S LITURGY”

(BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER). The Book of Common Prayer. Edinburgh, 1637, 1636. First edition of the first Scottish Book of Common Prayer—the book that became a harbinger of the English Civil War—beautifully printed in Gothic type, with decorative woodcut initials throughout, handsomely bound. $13,500.

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“EVERYTHING BESPEAKS THE SPLENDOR OF THIS EDITION”

(HEBREW BIBLE) HUTTER, Elias. Derech Ha'Kodesh—Via Sancta… Biblia Sacra. Hamburg, 1587.

First edition of Hutter's monumental Hebrew Bible, edited by one of the most distinguished Hebrew scholars and promoters of Hebrew literature of his time, Elias Hutter (1553-1602?), professor of Hebrew at Leipzig, finely printed at the Hamburg press of Jacobus Lucius—an impressively bound folio production. $13,000.

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