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The Bible, that is, the holy Scripture of the Olde and New Testament, faithfully and truly translated out of Douche and Latyn in to Englishe.

Collection Data

Names
Coverdale, Miles, 1488-1568 (Translator)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1535
Place: [Marburg?]
Publisher: [E. Cervicornus and J. Soter?]
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KC+ 1535 (Bible. English. 1535. Biblia)
Notes
Content: For authority for imprint, and statement regarding the first signature, cf. British museum catalogue.
Content: Formerly wrongly assigned to Christopher Froschouer at Zurich.
Content: Many folios wrongly numbered.
Content: The Coverdale version.
Content: The first signature as printed on the Continent consisted of 4 leaves, the second and third of which are not known to have survived. This copy has the Continental t.-p. (in facsimile), and all but the t.-p. of the 8 preliminary leaves later printed by James Nycolson of Southwark, including the dedication to King Henry VIII (with mention of "Quene Anna [Boleyn]") signed: Myles Couerdale, and "A prologe. Myles Couerdale Vnto the Christen reader."
Content: With colophon: Prynted in the yeare of oure Lorde M.D.XXXV. and fynished the fourth daye of October.
Ownership: 1884 (Astor) Copy 2.
Ownership: No acc. (Lenox) Copy 1.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 pts. in 1 v. illus., map. 32 cm. (fol.)
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14464173
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5d5148e0-c605-012f-612d-58d385a7bc34
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