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[Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments with singing Psalms in shorthand, written by William Addy. The Bible engraved by John Sturt.]

1687

Constellation Littérature élisabéthaine

[Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments with singing Psalms in shorthand, written by William Addy. The Bible engraved by John Sturt.]

Title-page Attribution: As above
Title transcription from Darlow and Moule Place and date of publication from Wing (2nd ed)
Other Copies: 5 (British Library, NLS, Brotherton, Georgetown, NYPL) [And 24 copies of two variants, Wing B2802 and B2802A]

1687

Auteur: Addy, William
Titre: [Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments with singing Psalms in shorthand, written by William Addy. The Bible engraved by John Sturt.]
Lieu d'édition: [London]
Editeur: [Sold by I. Lawrence at the Angel in the Poultry.]
Date: 1687
Langue: English
Nombre de scans: 17
Type: Print
Code barre: 1072068243
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Le saviez-vous?

  • that the Bodmer holds the largest collection of early Shakespeare editions outside the Anglophone world? 
  • that the original price for a bound copy of the First Folio when it was first published in 1623 was about £1? 
  • that Bodmer bought most of his Shakespearean books from the American collector A. S. W. Rosenbach in 1951?
  • that the Bodmer contains 24 early modern printed English books which survive in just 10 or fewer copies?
  • more than 230 copies of the First Folio survive, but the Bodmer copy is the only one in Switzerland?