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Just published:  the second installment of our April 2015 New Arrivals catalog. Enjoy!

Here’s the list:

New Arrivals April 2015, Part 2

In other news, we are anticipating the return of Jon and Adam next week, with a fresh mountain of boxes filled with books from their spring trip.  Stay tuned!  You’ll see a list of the first fruits of our cataloging of those soon…

And in case you missed our earlier post, we’ve just listed for sale a very special copy of John Fell’s 1675 Greek New Testament, the first Greek NT published in Oxford.

Fell, 1675 Greek New Testament

Details and additional photos here:

https://windowsbooks.com/2015/04/21/1675-greek-nt-j-fell/

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We are now offering for sale F.J.A. Hort’s copy of the earliest Greek Testament printed at Oxford, edited by John Fell:

Fell, John ed..  __Tes Kaines Diathekes hapanta.  Novi Testamenti libri omnes.  Accesserunt parallela Scripturae loca, nec non variantes lectiones ex plus 100 MSS. Codicibus, et antiquis versionibus collectae__.  Oxonii, E Theatro Sheldoniano.  1675.  Full leather.  [12], 648, [12]pp.  Darlow & Moule 4711.  The earliest Greek Testament printed at Oxford.  From the personal library of F.J.A. Hort (with his signature on front glued end-paper), then ex-seminary library.  12mo., full leather.  Includes engraved frontispiece, and title page with engraving of the Theatre.  Original leather boards with gilt decorations, slightly scratched but but otherwise in good condition, with nicely repaired corners.   Spine newly re-backed in a fashion contemporary to the original.   Ex-library, but without library stamps.  The library plate was removed by book binder, and is laid in.  Library stamp scraped away from front glued end paper.  Slight adhesive residue remains on ffep.  Small handwritten note in ink indicating editor’s name on title page.  Light to moderate foxing, creasing to upper page corners. $2,502.00  [451307]

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Freshly cataloged, we have for sale a first edition of Noah Webster’s Holy Bible, details as follows:

Webster, Noah.  __The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, in the Common Version, with Amendments of the Language__.  New Haven:  Durrie & Peck.  Sold by Hezekiah Howe & Co., and A.H. Maltby, New Haven; and by N. & J. White, New York.  1833.  v, xvi, 907pp.  First edition.  4to.  Full leather, with raised bands and marbled end-papers.  Spine beautifully re-backed, and worn leather boards treated by professional bookbinder.   Board edges worn, and corners exposed.  Ex-library, with library stamps on title page.  Moderate to heavy foxing, slight stains.  Overall, in quite good condition, with library stamps on title page being the primary flaw. $4,000.00  [ANT053]

 

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