This beautiful Bible was originally housed in the British Museum in the late 1700s.
Three years following William Tyndale’s death, King Henry VIII authorized and English bible to be printed so that they might be read aloud in services. They were chained to the pulpit’s so that they could not be taken from the[…]
Geneva Bibles were printed in Geneva Switzerland, and brought individually into England. They would later make their way to America through the Pilgrim’s as they came to their new home.[…]
Note the British Museum stamp.
The 1550 Coverdale Bible
Copy from The British Museum and
Bristol Baptist College
[Bible in English.] The whole / Byble. / that is the holy scripture /[…]
This is an exceptionally beautiful Bible. This Bible has been the most influential of all English books upon the English language. England’s Lord Macaulay perhaps said it best:
“The King James Bible is a book which, if everything[…]