1549 Matthews, Tyndale Folio Bible Leaf (Revelations 1-4)
This work with wields together the best work of Tyndale and Coverdale, is considered to be the real primary version of our English Bible.This leaf is from the Bible, That is to say all the Holy Scripture; In which are contained the Old and New Testament, truly and purely translated into English and now lately with great industry and diligence recognized. Imprinted at London by college 1549. This is an authentic reprint of the 1537 first edition Matthews. This leaf has Revelations 1-4 (partial) with some wonderful passages (including the beginning of chapter 4 where it is believed that the rapture occurs here) and with some unique hand colored Woodcuts.
Measures about 7 1/2" X 11 1/2" in good condition.
This leaf will come with a Certificate Of Authenticity.
This leaf has an interesting story: Up until the 19th Century, men went around in horse drawn carts collecting bones and rags (cloth).The bones were used to make glue and the rags (cloth) were used to make pages much as wood pulp is used today. They earned their nickname "rag and bone men"!
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