Auction 169, Lot 801


"Historical Catalogue of Printed Editions of the English Bible 1525-1961",

Subject: References

Period: 1968 (published)


Color: Black & White

7.6 x 10.1 inches
19.3 x 25.7 cm

This in-depth reference is A.S. Herbert's updated and expanded edition of T.H. Darlow and H.F. Moule's 1903 catalog of English Bibles. Whereas the first edition only focused on the estimable collection in the British and Foreign Bible Society Library, this edition draws from several additional collections, including the British Library, the Bodleian in Oxford, Trinity College, the Newberry Library, Harvard University, the New York Public Library, and more. It includes more than 2500 entries and multiple prefaces, introductions, appendixes, and indexes. Hardbound in blue cloth with gilt symbol on front cover and gilt titles on spine. 549 pp.


Condition: A

Contents tight with minor creasing in the top right corners. Covers have light shelf wear, and the spine and upper corner are slightly bumped.

Estimate: $50 - $70

Sold for: $32

Closed on 9/12/2018