Formatting the Word of God: The Charles Caldwell Ryrie Collection
9. The First Five Years of King James Formats
The Holy Bible, Conteyning the Old Testament and the New: Newly
Translated out of the Originall tongues, & with the former Translations
diligently compared and revised by his Maiesties speciall Comandement.
Appointed to be read in Churches. London: Robert Barker, 1612.
Quarto. , 33,  pages, 1 folded map, 8¼ ×
6½ inches. Roman, double column. Closely resembles the text of the
folio 1611: Gn 10:16 reads Emorite; Ruth 3:15 reads hee.
of mistakes in the first edition. Engraved title page; New Testament title
has woodcut border. Two rules framing text giving the appearance of a framed document. Bound
in reversed calfskin; new spine, gilt lettering on morocco label. With
genealogies (33 pages) and map. § DMH 313; STC (2nd ed.) 2219.
New Testament title page
© Copyright 1998 Bridwell Library, Perkins School
of Theology, Southern Methodist University.