Rare The Holy Bible Illustrated Antiquarian/Antique/Old Book Dublin 1865 Translated from Latin Vulgate Old & New Testament Appropriated by Rev. Dr. Cullen, Publisher James Duffy
The Holy Bible, Translated from the Latin Vulgate…With the Approbation of his Grace
The Most Rev. Dr. Cullen, Lord Archbishop of Dublin… Dublin: James Duffy & Co., Wellington Quay, Printed by Edmund Burke & Co., 1865. pp. 987 (764 + 223). Illustrated with 8 monochrome plates incl. frontispiece plate of Madonna & Child with St. John the Baptist cw/ tissue guard and in-text illustrations throughout, bound dark brown/black cloth, gilt crucifix on upper cover and gilt Celtic cross motifs on spine, all edges gilt, tooled cover, family record section (unfilled). A good copy, damage on frontispiece tissue guard, foxing on plates, mild foxing on some text page edges, some staining on front cover.
Detailed Condition Notes:
There is some yellowing/ageing of the paper throughout as shown. The foxing is generally limited to the plates as shown but there is still some mild foxing on the edges of some other pages as shown. Frontispiece tissue guard is folded and crumpled with small tear as shown. There is a streak of green staining on front cover emanating from crucifix downward as shown. Some staining on front and rear inside cover pages. There is a small tear at rear cover corner and scuff near here ( both <0.5cm). Some wear on gilt spine decoration. No hand writing discernible on inside. Some scratches on gilt edges.
Measures 31cm high x 25cm wide x 7.5cm thick.
Translated from the Latin Vulgate,
Diligently compared with
The Hebrew, Greek, and Other Editions, in Divers Languages.
The Old Testament,
First published by the English College at Douay, A.D. 1609;
The New Testament,
First published by the English College at Rheims, A.D. 1582.
References, Historical and Chronological Index, Etc.
The Whole Revised and Diligently Compared with the Latin Vulgate
With the approbation of his Grace
The Most Rev. Dr. Cullen,
Lord Archbishop of Dublin, Primate of Ireland, Delegate of the Apostolic See, Etc.
James Duffy and Co., Limited
15 Wellington Quay
Edmund Burke & Co., 61 & 62, Great Strand St., Dublin.
This New Edition of the English Version of the Bible, printed with our permission, by James Duffy, Wellington Quay, Dublin, carefully collated, by our direction, with the Clementine Vulgate ; likewise with the Douay Version of the Old Testament of 1609, and with the Rhemish Version of the New Testament of 1582, and with other approved English Versions,— W.E. by our authority, approve. And we also declare, that the same may be used by the faithful with great spiritual profit, provided it be read with due reverence and with the proper disposition.
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