THE 1525 TYNDALE NEW TESTAMENT. The First New Testament Printed in the English Language. ONE OF ONLY 177 COPIES. From the Historic Library of the Ely Cathedral.
Presented to the Cathedral by Isambard K. [Ranked Number Two in BBC Poll: One Hundred Greatest Britons].SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY FRANCIS FRY. Description: Bible English, The First New Testament Printed in the English Language (1525 or 1526). Translated from the Greek by William Tyndale. Reproduced in Facsimile with an. Nitial coloured 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. Quite rare, this is the.
Earliest representative of the first English New Testament available to collectors. As only one original copy exists in this state, there are none in private hands. Thus Fry's work is considered essential to any serious collector of early English Bibles.
Woodcut title ornament, illustration, headpieces and initials. LIMITED TO 177 COPIES AND SIGNED BY THE EDITOR. Please feel free to enquire regarding other early printed books and manuscripts, particularly pertaining to early English Bibles. We currently have a wide variety of original Tyndale New Testaments, as well as first editions of the 1535 Coverdale, the 1537 Matthews, the 1539 Taverners, the 1539 Great, the 1560 Geneva, the 1568 Bishops and all of the first five folios issues of the 1611 King James Version of the Bible. In addition to individual rare books, we are currently offering one of the world's most significant collections of biblical manuscripts and early printed Bibles.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". The seller is "collector1611" and is located in Munford, Alabama. This item can be shipped to United States.