The Holy Bible

TitleThe Holy Bible
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1686
Authors1686, BEnglish.
LibraryBritish Library
BindingElaborately bound in red goatskin with stamp 8 in gold repeated on cover
BookplateArmorial bookplate of Gilbert Burnet Lord Bishop of Salisbury Chancellor of the most noble Order of the Garter
SignaturePresentation inscription on the front endpapers to William III: “The Bible lay before His Majesty above two years in the Closet of his Chappell and by the change of the Books that was made it belonged to the Most Reverend Father in God John Lord Archbishop of Canterbury [John Tillotson] who was then Clark of the Closet. And was given by His Grace to my wife and Posterity to be kept in Remembrance of the honour that I once had of having served His Majesty in that post. Whitehall 23rd December 1691. Gi Sarum” [Gilbert Burnett]
Call Number7.h.1
Monogram J R Crown of a sovereign