Detail View: CARY GRAPHIC ARTS COLLECTION: Leaf from the London Polyglot Bible (O.T)

Filename: 
cc_csc0062_london_ot.jpg
Identifier: 
cc_csc0062_london_ot.jpg
Title: 
Leaf from the London Polyglot Bible (O.T)
Creator: 
Roycroft, Thomas
Summary: 
The fourth and most accurate of the great polyglots edited by Dr. Brain Walton. One of the first English books to be sold by subscription (10). Nine hundred orders were received during the first two months. This leaf from the Old Testament contains the text in Hebrew; Latin Vulgate; the Greek Septuangint; the Chaldee Parapharse; the Syriac and Arabic versions, each with a Latin translation. The type characters for the nine languages used in this Bible were all of English make. It was the typographical achievement of the century, and for it Charles II made Roycroft the King's Printer of Oriental languages.
Digital Publisher: 
Rochester Institute of Technology - RIT Libraries - Cary Graphic Arts Collection
Contributor: 
Ege, Otto F., 1888-1951
Date of Original: 
1655
Broad Type: 
still image
Specific Type: 
bibles
Digital File Format: 
jpeg
Physical Format: 
book
Dimensions of Original: 
44.3 x 28 cm
Original Item Location: 
csc0062
Library Collection: 
Original Leaves from Famous Bibles
Digital Project: 
2020_0002_famousbibles
Catalog Record: 
https://twcarchivesspace.rit.edu/repositories/3/archival_objects/507
Place: 
England - London
Rights: 
RIT Libraries makes materials from its collections available for educational and research purposes pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. It is your responsibility to obtain permission from the copyright holder to publish or reproduce images in print or electronic form.
Notes: 
Box-Folder: 2.22