Smuggled into English ports in balesof cloth, the book was a monumental success. The direct, common language of many of its verses has resonated down the centuries and, in time, contributed significantly to the text of the King James Version.

This complete, carefully reproduced facsimile edition, created from one of only two complete copies of the 1526 edition held in the British Library, presents one of the most important books in English history in full colour and to the exact original specifications. Professor David Daniel, former Chairman of the Tyndale Society and Tyndale biographer, has provided a detailed introduction.

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ISBN/EAN 9780712354486
Author William Tyndale
Publisher British Library
Publication date 7 Sep 2023
Format Hardback
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Tyndale's The New Testament, 1526 : The First English Bible (Hardback)

William Tyndale famously declared, 'The boy that driveth the plough shall know more of the scripture than an educated man.'

Though forbidden by the Church to translate the New Testament into English, Tyndale's determination resulted in its finally being printed in Germany in 1526. 

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