1Ki1 (2)

Great Byble – 1540 – 1 Kings 1


Solomon is Made King



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1 KINGS 1:1-52 (title) + end of 2 Samuel. “Solomon is Made King” Great Byble. Printed in London by Grafton and Whitchurch, Nov. 1540. Third folio edition. Reference: Herbert 60. This leaf was part of an OT fragment in the famous Francis Fry Collection. 1 Picture-woodcut 3″ x 2.25″ (of only 50 picture woodcuts in this Bible). 1 Large woodcut initial. FINE condition. Full margins; reinforced repairs to tattered inner and outer edges and upper corner (see pics). 15.5″ x 10.75″. [Note: the iii Kings headline is an older designation for 1 Kings, since the two Samuel books were combined with the two Kings books to form i, ii, iii, and iiii Kings.]

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15.5" x 10.75"


FINE. See Description.



Bible / Date

Great Byble / 1540