Great Byble – 1540 – 2 Kings 18-19

English

Hezekiah’s Prayer

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Description

2 KINGS 18:1-19:28. “Hezekiah’s Prayer”. 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). 2 small woodcut initials. FINE+ condition. Slightly cropped margins; doodles to outer margin, recto (see pics). 15.2″ x 10″. [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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Dimensions

15.2" x 10"

Condition

FINE+. See Description.

Language

English

Bible / Date

Great Byble / 1540