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The Holy Bible : containing the Old and New Testaments : translated out of the original tongues ... by His Majesty's special command.
Alternate Title(s):
Spine title: Shakespeare Bible
Bible. English. Authorized. 1901
Glasgow : David Bryce and Son ; London : Henry Frowde : Oxford University Press Warehouse, Amen Corner, [1901]
Physical Description:
1 volume : illustrations ; 45 mm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BS1985 1901 B79 Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Neale Albert, Yale JD 1961, and Margaret Albert
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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"Appointed to be read in churches."
The license on the verso of the title page is dated 1901.
Bondy, L.W. Miniature books, page 110
Fairman, E. Poet of them all, page 206
Includes 12 pages of material concerning Shakespeare, bound between the Old and New Testaments, with notes by W.S. Brassington, F.S.A.
With magnifying glass in rear pocket.
Selected exhibitions: "'The Poet of Them All': William Shakespeare and Miniature Designer Bindings from the Collection of Neale and Margaret Albert" (Yale Center for British Art, June 16-August 21, 2016).
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary blind-stamped brown leather. In wooden hinged box with illustration of Shakespeare's home on front cover and portrait of Shakespeare on back. Label inside box cover: Smallest Bible in the world, with Shakespeare's family records in facsimile from the Parish Register, Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon.
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“The Poet of Them All”: William Shakespeare and Miniature Designer Bindings from the Collection of Neale and Margaret Albert (Yale Center for British Art, June 16, 2016-August 21, 2016)

Subject Terms:
Albert, Neale and Margaret -- Provenance.
Miniature books -- Specimens.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Miniature books (Printing)
Magnifying glasses.
David Bryce and Son (Glasgow, Scotland), publisher.
Frowde, Henry, 1841-1927, publisher.
Brassington, William Salt, 1859-1939.
Collection of Margaret and Neale Albert (Yale Center for British Art).
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