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[Leaf from King James Bible]
Smith, Miles, -1624, editor.
Uniform Title:
Bible. English. Authorized. 1611. Selections.
[First edition, first issue].
Publication Information:
London : Imprinted ... by Robert Barker, printer to the Kings most excellent Majestie, 1611.
Physical Description:
2 unnumbered leaves : illustrations ; 41 x 28 cm
[A leaf from the first issue of the first edition of the Authorized version or King James Bible, sometimes called the "Great He Bible". (Ruth 3:15: "he went into the citie.") In the second issue of 1611, called the "She Bible, " and in following editions, this passage reads "she went ..."] Accompanied by reproduction leaf of New Testament t.p. : The Newe Testament of our Lord and Sauiour Iesus Christ : newly translated out of the originall Greeke : and with the former translations diligently compared and reuised, by His Maiesties speciall commandement.
General Note:
Title assigned by cataloger.

Gift of Edwin R. Petre, Sep. 1935.

"The editors who passed the book through the press were Miles Smith ... and Thomas Bilson ..."--Brit. and for. Bible soc., Hist. cat., v. 1, p. 134.

Printed in double columns within rules ; marginal notes ; initials.
Local Note:
Rare Book Room : Text of original leaf is 2 Kings 20:11 through 22:7.
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