Douay Rheims Bibles for Sale


The complete Douay Rheims Bible in five volumes

with the First Edition of Challoner's Revision of 1750.

The Holy Bible Translated from the Latin Vulgat: Diligently compared with the Hebrew, Greek, and Other Editions in Divers Languages.  And First Published by the English College at Doway, Anno 1609.   Newly Revised and Corrected , according to the Clementin Edition of the Scriptures.  With Annotations for Clearing Up the Difficulties of Holy Writ. Printed in the Year 1750.  Vols. I – IV.  ALSO, The New Testament….Rhemes…MDCCLII [1752].  Vols. I & II.

Very rare complete set in excellent condition of Challoner's revision of the famous Douay Rheims Version.  This consists of all four volumes of the first edition of his Old Testament and the 1752 edition of his Rheims New Testament.  Although there were earlier editions of the New Testament, Herbert (1089) states that the 1752 edition is usually added to the four-volume Old Testament to make a complete Bible.  All copies finely bound in half leather and marbled boards.  Titles in red and black.  New Testament has two vols. with separate title pages bound into one part.  Lightly and uniformly browned throughout.  Old English spellings of Doway (Douay) and Rhemes (Rheims) are used.  Last leaf of Vol. IV as marginal loss, slightly affecting text.  Otherwise, in remarkably good condition, with no shaved headlines, writing or underlining.  407; 492; 484; 296; & 239 pp.  The set $8,650.  

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