Formerly edited by The Rev. Josiah Forshall, Late Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford.
Sir Frederic Madden, Keeper of the MSS, in the British Museum. And now reprinted, MDCCCLXXIX (1879) by Henry Frowde at the Clarendon Press, Oxford. The version of the New Testament printed in this volume is a reprint of the later of the two Wycliffite versions of the same, as exhibited in The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, with the Apocryphal Books, in the earliest English versions made from the Latin Vulgate by John Wycliffe and his followers: edited by the Rev. Josiah Forshall and Sir Frederic Madden, at the University Press, 1850.
The book measures 13cm x 18cm. Please look at all the photos for the best understanding of the condition and contents. There are some signs of age, use and wear.The hard cover has visible surface wear, discolouration and a few marks. The top and bottom of the spine, and edges of the boards are particularly worn. There is some occasional age/use related page discolouration/creasing dotted throughout. All text is clearly legible.
There is a previous owner inscription on the front first end paper, and again on the top corner of the introduction page. The inside front cover has remnants of rectangular sticker, and a torn section presumably from when said sticker was removed by previous owner. Overall acceptable condition book, a good reading copy, a scarce antique edition of a rare version, with as described clear signs of age, use and wear. If you require any further information then please don't hesitate to ask.
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