William Tyndale: A Biography :: David Daniell

William Tyndale: A Biography :: David Daniell soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!

New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 1994, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white plates; Portrait to the frontispiece;

From the cover: William Tyndale (1494-1536) was the first person to translate the Bible into English from its original Greek and Hebrew and the first to print the Bible in English, which he did in exile. Giving the laity access to the word of God outraged the clerical establishment in England: he was condemned, hunted, and eventually murdered. However, his masterly translation formed the basis of all English bibles including the King James Bible, many of whose finest passages were taken unchanged, though unacknowledged, from Tyndales work.

This important book, published in the quincentenary year of his birth, is the first major biography of Tyndale in sixty years. It set…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with a slight ding to the join of the upper panel. Previous owners’ name to the first blank.

Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [X] 429 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Biography catalogue?


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