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This is the second edition of the Bishop's Bible. It has the same portraits, but the impressions are much fainter.

GENEVA BIBLE.

“ THE BIBLE translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best Translations in divers Languages.

Imprinted at London, by Christopher Barker, Printer to the Queenes Majestie. 1578.” Folio.

This is usually denominated the “ Breeches Bible.” The Bishop's Bible translates Gen. 111. 7. Aprons.

The confounding of these editions has been productive of very dangerous errors.

Certain questions and answers, touching the Doctrine of Predestination, the use of God's Word and Sacraments” were not drawn up by our Reformers, as asserted in the Bishop's Bible, in the Preface to which Archbishop Parker maintains Universal Redemption, P. P. x, XI.

This Calvinistic Catechism is bound up with some editions of the Geneva Bible.

KING JAMES'S BIBLE.

“ The Holy Bible, conteyning the Old Testament and the New, newly translated out of the

Originall Originall Tongues, and with the former Translations diligently compared and revised by his Majesties speciall Comandement.

Imprinted at London, by Robert Barker, Printer to the King's most excellent Majestie. 1611." Folio.

This is the first edition of King James's Bible.

There is onother edition of King James's Bible in the British Museum of the same date. This also belonged to Dr. Combe. They are word for word the same throughout. One, however, is printed in a larger letter than the other, and makes a thicker volume, but it is impossible to determine which of these two was first printed.

RHEMES TESTAMENT.

5- THE NEW TESTAMENT OF JESUS CHRIST, translated faithfully into English, out of the authentical Latin, according to the best corrected Copies of the same, diligently conferred with the Greeke and other editions in divers Languages. With Arguments of Bookes and Chapters, Annotations and other necessarie Helpes for the better understanding of the Text, and specially for the Discoverie of the Corruptions of divers late Translations, and for cleering the Controversies in Religion of these Daies.

In the English College of Rhemes.
Printed at Rhemes, by John Fogny. 1582.” 4to.

DOWAY

DOWAY BIBLE.

“ THE HOLIE BIBLE, faithfully translated into English, out of the authentical Latin, diligently conferred with the Hebrew, Greeke, and other editions, in divers Languages. With Arguments of the Bookes and Chapters, Annotations, Tables, and other Helpes for better understanding of the Text, for discoverie of Corruptions in some late Translations, and for cleering Controversies in Religion. By the English College of Doway. Printed at Doway, by Lawrence Kellam.

M.DC.X.” Two vol. 4to.

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DI. DC.IX.

THE PENTATEUCH.

“ THE PENTATEUCH, by Willyam Tindale. 1530." 8vo.

This is the first edition, and of extraordinary rarity and value.

THE PSALTER OF DAVID.

“ The PsALTER OF David, in Englishe, purely ad faithfully translated after the Texte of Feline, every Psalme havynge his argument before declarynge brefly thentente and substance

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of the whole Psalme. Emprinted at Argentine, in the yeare of oure Lorde, 1530, by me, Francis Foye.”

12mo. This is the first edition, and may be pronounced extraordinarily rare; indeed so very rare, that except one in the public library of Cambridge, no other copy

is
any

where known.

TINDALE'S TESTAMENT.

“ THE NEWE TESTAMENT, dylygently corrected and compared with the Greke, by Willyam Tindale.

Imprinted at Antwerp by Martin Emperour. Anno. M.D.XXXIII.' 8vo.

This is the first edition.

JOYE'S JEREMY.

JEREMY THE PROPHETE, translated into Englisshe, by George Joye, some tyme Felowe of Peter College in Camebridge. 1534.” 8vo.

This is the first edition.

JOYE'S DANIEL.

66 THE EXPOSICION OF DANIEL THE PROPHETE, by George Joye. Emprinted at Geneve, 1545.” 8vo.

THE

THE THIRD BOOK OF MACCABEES.

“ A BRIEFE AND COMPÉNDIOUSE TABLE; in a Maner of a Concordaunce, openyng the Waye to the principall Histories of the whole Bible, &c.

(To which is added) The Thirde Boke of the Machabees, à Booke of the Bible, also prynted unto this Boke, which was never before translated or prynted in any Englyshe Bible.

Imprinted at London, for Gwelter Fynne, dwellynge on Somers Kepe, by Byllinges Gate.

M. D.L.” Svo. This is the first edition of the Third Book of the Maccabees, and is so very rare, and in itself so very curious, that the following extract cannot fail of being acceptable to the reader.

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THE THYRDE BOKE OF THE MACHA BEES.

CAP. I.

When Philopater had understande by thoos that were comen agayne, that Antiochus had taken frõ hym suche holdes as he had, he raysed all hys army aswell fote men as horsemen, and taking with him his sister Arsinoe, he ranné out even asfare as the countries of Raphia, that were borderynge upon hym,' where Antiochus host camped. And one Theodotus, thynkynge to brynge the matter to passe by craftye traines, VOL. II.

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