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The English Bible : containing the Old Testament & the New

Author: Frederick Henry Ambrose Scrivener; T J Cobden-Sanderson; Emery Walker; Philip Norman; Doves Press,
Publisher: [London] : The Doves Press, no. 1 The Terrace Hammersmith, MDCCCIII[-V.] [1903-1905]
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Genre/Form: Specimens
Named Person: Henry and Hannah Hofheimer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Henry Ambrose Scrivener; T J Cobden-Sanderson; Emery Walker; Philip Norman; Doves Press,
OCLC Number: 421967
Notes: Published in 5 volumes from 1903-1905, is generally regarded as the masterpiece of the Doves Press.
Volume 1, colophon: "Finished December 1902" --vol: 2: October 15 1903 -- vol. 3: May 14 1904. -- vol. 4: September 1 1904 -- vol. 5: October 19, 1904.
The print run sold out by the time printing ended.
"Printed by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson and Emery Walker at The Doves Press ... from the text of the late Dr. Scrivener's Paragraph Bible ... The verse has been divided into stanzas by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson ... Compositors: J.H. Mason, J. Guttridge, C.F. Greengrass. Pressmen: H. Gage-Cole, J. Ryan, T. Waller, A. Beaumont ... Sold at the Doves Press, and by C.J. Clay and Sons ..."--Colophon, volume 5.
Without any illustrations, relying entirely on the beauty of the type and its imposition on fine handmade paper.
Cobden-Sanderson commissioned the Doves type, based on those used by Nicolas Jensen in the 15th century, and all books produced by the press between 1900-1916 used this type.
Hand-lettered initials in red by Edward Johnston.
502 copies printed: 500 on hand-made paper, and 2 copies on vellum. On paper: 15 guineas, 2 vellum; not for sale -- Cf. Ransom, Private presses, Doves, entry 6.
Initials printed in red.
UVa Library copy: One of 500 sets printed on hand-made paper. In original limp vellum by Dover Bindery. Spine lettered in gilt. From the library of Philip Norman, with his pictorial Ex-libris bookplate, designed by E.H. New on front paste-down of volume 1. Acquired from Sotheby's July 10, 1953.
Description: 5 volumes ; 34 cm (fol)
Contents: v. 1-3. Old Testament --
v. 4. Apocrypha --
v. 5. New Testament.
Other Titles: Bible.
Responsibility: translated out of the original tongues by special command of His Majesty King James the First and now reprinted with the text revised by a collation of its early and other principal editions and edited by the late Rev. F.H. Scrivener M.A. LL. D. for the syndics of the University Press Cambridge.

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