1841 FIRST EDITION of The English Hexapla - Greek, Wycliffe, Tyndale, Cranmer, Geneva, Rheims and KJV NT Bible - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1841 FIRST EDITION of The English Hexapla - Greek, Wycliffe, Tyndale, Cranmer, Geneva, Rheims and KJV NT Bible
Size: 12" x 9" x 3.75"
Publisher: Samuel Bagster and Sons, Paternoster Row, London
 VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition

Price: $1,600.00

 

RARE FIRST EDITION of the famous 1841 HEXAPLA! (the first edition is identified by the printed date in red on the title page)
 'The English Hexapla - exhibiting six important English translations of the New Testament Scriptures, WICLIF (M.CCC.LXXX), TYNDALE (M.D.XXXIV), CRANMER [the Great Bible] (M.D.XXXIX), GENEVAN (M.D.LVII), ANGLO-RHEMISH (M.D.LXXXII), AUTHORISED (M.DC.XI) ... preceded by a History of English Translations and Translators ... M.DCCC.XLI'
Beautifully professionally antiquarian quality re-bound with ORIGINAL covers and new spine with original label 'The English Hexapla' in gold. An amazing resource for a parallel study of the 6 major translations from the English Bible translations history, including the Great and Geneva Bible that played a very important role in the translation of the original King James and also including the complete Greek text of the New Testament.
The English Hexapla contains six English translations of the New Testament arranged side by side for easy comparison and reference. The six English translations are: The Wycliffe version of 1380 (the first English scripture), The Tyndale version of 1534-1536 (the first English printed scripture), and Cranmer's Great Bible of 1539 (the first Authorized English Bible). Continuing across each right-hand page is: The Geneva “1557” - translation actually completed in 1560, (the Bible of the Protestant Reformation), The Rheims 1582 (the first Roman Catholic English version), and the 1611 King James First Edition.
This Bible is in a VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition. EXCELLENT binding allows for daily usage without any concerns.. There is NO writing, no damages or missing pages nor any staining. The pages are remarkably crisp and clean. Some expected light wear/some typical foxing spots. See the many pictures!
A very remarkable piece of scholarly Biblical history.
 
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