The Holy Catholic Bible :
containing the whole of the books in the sacred Sriptures /
translated from the Latin Vulgate, the Old Testament, first published at the English college, at Doway, A.D. 1609. The New Testament, first published at the English college, at Rheims, A.D. 1582 ... explained and illustrated with ... notes. To which are added, useful tables of the weights, measures and coins mentioned in Scripture, with an evangelical history and a controversial index. Also, the errata of the Protestant, or sectarian Bible, with explanations and references [by Thomas Ward], together with the principles of Roman Catholics, [by the Right Rev. Dr. Coppinger, R.C. Bp. of Cloyne] and vindication ... Likewise, an epitome of ecclesiastical history ... By J.A. M'Namara.
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Cork : printed for the proprietor, 1818.
This is McNamara's edition of the Dublin quarto printed by R. Coyne in 1816. For a description of this Bible and an account of the peculiar circumstances of its publication see: Cotton, Rev. Henry. Rhemes ad Doway ... Oxford, 1855. 8vo. p. 114-116, and 210-213. This copy contains all the original and cancelled leaves. Bound in black morocco, tooled, with gilt edges, by F. Bedford.
Physical description: xi, 2, 928 p., 2 leaves, (1) 4-436 p., 2 leaves, xii, (1) 14-102 p., 12 leaves, 2 maps, 13 pl ; 4to.