(BIBLE. NEW TESTAMENT). ~ Le Nouveau Testament, c’est a dire la nouvelle alliance de Notre Seigneur Iesus Christ; The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Iesus Christ; Het Nieuwe Testament, ofte all Boeken des Nieuwen Verbonts onses Heeren Iesu Christi, volgens het Besluyt der Sinode van Dordrecht in de Iare 1618 en 1619. Amsterdam: widow of Steven Swart and Jacobus van der Deÿsterand Aert Dircksz, Oossaen, 1684.
12mo (160 × 95 mm), pp. [iv] (engraved title and privilege), 601, . Parallel French, Dutch and English text in 3 columns per page. Old inkstain affecting extreme lower margins of c. 50 pages, one preliminary blank sometime removed. Contemporary calf, panelled spine with 4 later red morocco labels lettered in gilt. Spine and joints expertly and sympathetically repaired. Warrington museum and library bookplate, dated 1875, earlier inscription to front free endpaper of John Robinson. A good copy.
An attractive polyglot New Testament. Arranged in three columns of miniature type throughout, the French text is the Geneva version, the English text the Authorized version, and the Dutch text the States-General version. The engraved title is followed by the Estates General’s privilege leaf, dated 1683. This copy is from the collection of Quaker mathematician and teacher John Jackson of Warrington (1793-1875) bequeathed to the town of Warrington. British and Foreign Bible Society Library, Historical Catalogue of printed Editions of the Bible, 1450 (Polyglot), 626 (English), 3329 (Dutch), 3768 (French).