Item 5 - The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments

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The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments

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translated out of the original tongues; and with the former translation diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's special command.

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C.J. Clay, M. A. & Son, at the University Press for the British and Foreign Bible Society

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  • Attributions and conjectures: Complete title: The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translation diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's special command.
  • Statements of responsibility: Full publication statement on the title page is as follows: Cambridge: Printed by C. J. Clay M. A. and Son, at the University Press for the British and Foreign Bible Society, instituted in London in the year 1804; sold at the Society's House, Queen Victoria Street, London.

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CA PEI SPCA 016-5

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  • 1883 (Publication)
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    C. J. Clay, M.A. & Son, at the University Press for the British and Foreign Bible Society
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    Cambridge, UK

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1 bible, 862 pages, 15 x 10.5 cm

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The publication forms part of the collection of bibles, service books, and religious publications collected by the church over the years and brought together by St. Peter's Cathedral Archives volunteers. The original accession number, now used as a locator, is 090930.

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The cover of the Bible is embossed with a wreath which says "British and Foreign Bible Society." It was used as part of St. Peter's Boys School. An inscription on the front end page reads "St. Peter's Boys School No. 21" and several handwritten names are also shown, including William G. Hogg, Jasper [Ings?], and other illegible notes. On the inside front page is: "Appointed to be read in churches." "Cum privilegio."

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Front and back covers are almost detached, spine is in poor condition.

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LOCATION: SPCA PUBLICATIONS BOX B3: 090930

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