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An English pocket Bible in Latin arrived this past fall in the Beinecke's collections.  The Bible shows many signs of use, including numerous marginal notes and it contains a separate book to aid the reader, the Interpretation of Hebrew Names, a detail of which is shown here. Given its portability and scholarly use, it was likely owned by a Dominican or Franciscan preacher, but only further research with answer such questions.  This book has been in private hands and not available for academic study until now.  
February 10, 2013
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