Holy Bible; The Booke of Psalmes
Place of Publication: London, England
STC 2178 [Bible] and 2499.5 [Psalmes]
Overall: 23.7 x 19.5 x 6 cm (9 5/16 x 7 11/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with woodcuts
Not On View
(London: Christopher Barker, 1599 [i.e., Amsterdam: J.F. Stam, after 1640?]) Quarto; 505 leaves; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped green morocco.
Maps; vignettes of Biblical scenes; elaborate woodcut title border to New Testament incorporating portraits and arms of evangelists, prophets, and saints.
London: Christopher Barker, 1599 [i.e., Amsterdam: J.F. Stam, after 1640?]
Stansbury family, England, with inscriptions and family genealogy dating from 1670s; most from eighteenth century; graphite inscription on a preliminary leaf "Mr. Amory Codman's Gt. Grandmother's Grandfather's Bible; graphite inscription on loose sheet of paper "Stanbridge Bible My grandfather Henry Codman had this Bible bound & wrote the paper signed "H.C."; pen inscription on another sheet "Stanbridge and Greene Bible"; apparently Martha Codman Karolik; her husband Maxim Karolik, by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 8, 1964.
Bequest of Maxim Karolik