Detail View: Pages from the Past: Pages from the Past

Identifier: 
exws_pages_b04_item13
Title: 
Leaf from the first printed translation in Irish of the Old Testament
Creator: 
Bedel, William, 1571-1642
Date: 
1685
Description: 
A leaf from the first printed translation in Irish of the Old Testament. The title page reads: "The books of the Old Testament, translated into Irish by the Care and Diligence of Doctor William Bedel, Late Bishop of Kilmore in Ireland, and for the Publick Good of that Nation." It was printed in London, 1685. The recto side of the page is marked 573 and the verso side is marked as 574.
Dimensions: 
6.8 x 9.25 in. (17.3 x 23.5 cm)
Subject: 
Manuscripts--Specimens
Subject: 
detached leaves
Subject: 
Printing--History
Location: 
London (England)
Century: 
Seventeenth century
Language: 
Irish
Collection: 
Pages from the Past
Type: 
Text
File Format: 
image/jp2
Source: 
Z4 .P33x. Pages from the past : original leaves from rare books and manuscripts. Western Michigan University Special Collections
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Rights: 
The digital version is available for education use under ‘Fair Use’ guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries: lib-dc@wmich.edu
Digital Date: 
2018