Item #25728 THE BAY PSALM BOOK Being a Facsimile Reprint of the First Edition, Printed by Stephen Daye at Cambridge, in New England in 1640

THE BAY PSALM BOOK Being a Facsimile Reprint of the First Edition, Printed by Stephen Daye at Cambridge, in New England in 1640

The New England Society in the City of New York. Reprint. Cloth. Reprint. Very Good+. 8vo., unpaginated. Pages untrimmed and largely unopened. Bound in publishers brown cloth and paper. Title in gilt on spine. Small tear to upper left corner of title page. Minor age toning to end papers, otherwise clean and unmarked. Very Good +. Item #25728

The Bay Psalm Book is a metrical psalter first printed in 1640 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It was the first book printed in British North America. The psalms in it are metrical translations into English.

In November 2013, one of eleven known surviving copies of the first edition sold at auction for $14.2 million, a record for a printed book. - Wiki.

Price: $70.00

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