Formatting the Word of
God: The Charles Caldwell Ryrie Collection
4. Embellishing the Word of God
The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament, and the New: newly
translated out of the Original Tongues: And with the former Translations
diligently compared and reuised, By his Maiesties speciall Commandement.
London: Robert Barker, 1616.
Small folio. , 34 pages, 1 folded map; , 536
leaves (lacking last blank). Roman, double column. Engraved general and
New Testament title pages, large engraving of Adam and Eve in the Garden
of Eden head- and tail-pieces, title pages of the Book of Common Prayer
and Genealogies hand colored; hand-painted border decorations added on
every page with many words and initials enhanced with gold ink. Engraved
title page and Calendar of the 1616 Book of Common Prayer bound in before
Genealogies (34 pages) and map. Bound in contemporary calfskin with metal
stripping; spine gilt; edges gilt. § DMH 349; STC (2nd ed.) 2245.
© Copyright 1998 Bridwell Library, Perkins School
of Theology, Southern Methodist University.