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Auction 101, Lot 548

"[Bible Leaf]", Baker, Robert

Subject: Printed Leaves

Period: 1613 (published)

Publication: King James Bible


9 x 14.5 inches
22.9 x 36.8 cm
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From the King James Bible, the epochal, English Protestant translation, known more generally as the Authorized Version. The King James Bible was first issued in 1611 and this leaf is from the 1613 edition by Robert Barker in London. This leaf is from the Old Testament book of Hosea, Chapter IV, verse 1 to Chapter VII, verse 8. Three large historiated capital letters.


Condition: A

Very dark impression with a light offsetting. On a full sheet with good margins with three chips well away from text.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $55

Closed on 12/4/2002