1990. San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1990.
4to, [vi] 40 pp. Original quarter red morocco, backstrip lettered in gilt, gray boards, dust-jacket, as new.
§ Limited to 395 copies printed by W. Thomas Taylor. Also known as the Douai Bible, the Rhemes New Testament is one of the most important and influential Biblical texts published in the 16th-century. The leaf in this copy is Colossians chapters 3/4, including the famous verse (c.3, v. 18): “Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.” Chalmers, A Checklist of Leaf Books, 196. Item #5582