The Text of the New Testament of Iesus Christ; A defense of the sincere and true translation of the Holy Scriptures into the English tongue: a briefe confutation of all such quarrels and cavils, by divers Papists

William Fulke

Published by Augustine Mathewes, Hester Ogden, London, 1633
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Full title: "The Text of the New Testament of Iesus Christ translated out of the vulgar Latine by the Papists of the traiterous seminarie at Rhemes. With arguments of bookes, chapters, & annotations, pretending to discover the corruptions of divers translations, & to cleare the controversies of these dayes. Whereunto is added the translation out of the original Greeke, commonly used in the Church of England: with a confutation of all such arguments, glosses, and annotations, as conteine manifest impietie, or heresie, treason, & slander, against the Catholike Church of God, and the true teachers thereof; or the translations used in the Church of England. The whole worke perused and enlarged in divers places by the authors owne hand, before his death, with sundrie quotations, and authorities out of Holy Scripture, counsels, Fathers, & historie. By W. Fulke . The 4th edition, wherein are many grosse absurdities corrected; andA defense of the sincere and true translation of the Holy Scriptures into the English tongue : against the manifold cavils, frivolous quarrels, and impudent slanders of Gregorie Martin, one of the readers of popish divinitie in the traiterous Seminarie of Rhemes / By VVilliam Fulke D. in Divinitie, and M. of Pembrooke-Hall in Cambridge. Whereunto is added a briefe confutation of all such quarrels and cavils, as have beene of late uttered by divers Papists in their English pamphlets, against the writings of the said William Fulke."The Rheims New Testament and the Bishops' version in parallel columns, with the Rheims annotations and Fulke's confutations. The Rheims version is translated from the Vulgate chiefly by Gregory Martin; the Bishops' Bible translation was overseen by Matthew Parker. Contemporary leather binding in brown leather with simple blind printed decoration and banded spine.Contents are: frontis. portrait of William Fulke, engraving by William Marshall;(title-page of the Text of the New Testament is missing) Dedication to King Charles by Hester Ogden (daughter of William Fulke); Dedication to Princesse Elizabeth from William Fulke; The Signification or Measuring of Numbers and markers used in the New Testament of the Rhemes Translation; The Explication of Certaine Words in the Rhemish Translation; Quotations from Psalm 118 and St. Augustine; A Catalogue of all such Books as were written by William Fulke; The Preface to the Reader Treating of these Three Points etc (60 sections); The Books of the New Testament, According to the Count of the Catholike Church; The Summe of the New Testament, The Summe of the Foure Gospels;The Gospel According to S. Matthew etc., 912 pages;A Table Directing The Readers To All Contraversies handled in this worke;title-page for a Defense of the Sincere and True Translation etc, 1633; Dedication to Princesse Elizabeth; The Preface Conteining Five Sundrie Abuses etc and Answer, 25 pages; The Arguments of Every Chapter; A Defence of the English Translation of the Bible, 206 pages; A Brief Table to Direct the Reader to Such Places etc; A Brief Conversation of Sundry Cavils and Quarrels uttered by divers Papists in their severall Bookes and Pamphlets, against the writings of William Fulke, 17 pages. Covers are lightly marked and have small holes on external faces, corners are bumped, edges are lightly rubbed and the surface of the leather has hair-line crazing on the joints. End-papers, paste-downs and first title-page are missing. Frontis is heavily creased, stained in upper margin,has ragged edges and previous owners' names and date of 1730 on obverse, previous owner's names, overall darkeneing and ragged edges on first dedicatory page. Sound binding, Water stain on last five pages of the Tables of Controversities, significant marginal loss in the lower corner of the last two leaves of the volume but text is all present, pages are a little darkened and occasional pages have light staining. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3-4kg. Invent. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Text of the New Testament of Iesus ...
Publisher: Augustine Mathewes, Hester Ogden, London
Publication Date: 1633
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: Fourth Edition

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