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29th May, 2016

This complete copy of the Bible in Irish was published in London in 1685 in an edition of 500. It was once owned by the Reverend Lauchlan MacLean of Glasgow Cathedral, who paid stg£12,13.4d for it in 1931.When it was sold 30 years later, the price had risen to stg£110.10.0d. Bid for it at Bonham’s sale, Fine Books, Manuscripts and Original Illustrations, June 16; estimate €5,200-€7,800); see bonhams.com.

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