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Bible : the story of the King James Version, 1611-2011

Author: Gordon Campbell
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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Illustrated with reproductions from early editions of the King James Bible, Bible: The Story of the King James Version offers an authoritative history of this renowned translation, ranging from the Bible's inception to the present day.--From publisher description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Campbell
ISBN: 9780199557592 9780199693016 0199693013 0199557594
OCLC Number: 587229728
Description: xiii, 354 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 23 cm
Contents: The Bible in English --
The commissioning of the King James Version --
Translators and translating --
The translation --
The first edition --
The seventeenth century --
The eighteenth century --
The nineteenth century --
The Cambridge paragraph Bibles --
The Bible in America --
The Revised Version --
The early twentieth century --
The King James Version in the modern world --
Appendix 1 : the companies and later revisers --
Appendix 2 : the preliminaries to the KJV.
Responsibility: Gordon Campbell.
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A history of the King James Version of the Bible (known in Britain as the Authorised Version) over the four hundred years from its remote beginnings to the present day. It explains how the  Read more...

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