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  • A Malay pilgrimage guide

    Printed book, Image

    The holy Ka‘bah in Mecca, shown on the first page of a Malay guide to the pilgrimage, written by Muhammad Azahari bin A...

  • An 18th century guide to the principles and practi...

    Printed book

    Published in 1726, this work lays out the principles and practices of New England’s churches during the early 18th centu...

  • Book of Common Prayer

    Printed book

    The first English Book of Common Prayer, published in 1549. Who wrote it? In September 1548 a committee under the presid...

  • Catechism in the Kikongo language

    Printed book

    This is a catechism – a summary of Christian teaching. It is in Portuguese and Kikongo, the language of the independent ...

  • Complutensian Polyglott Bible

    Printed book

    The so-called ‘Complutensian Polyglot Bible’ is the first of the great multi-lingual editions of the complete Bible prod...

  • Erasmus's Novum Testamentum omne

    Printed book

    A first edition of Erasmus’s Latin translation of the New Testament. What did the translation consist of? The Dutch Cath...

  • Give me my own God

    Printed book, Book

    A first edition of Give Me My Own God tells of the travels and teachings of Aimee Semple McPherson – a pioneer of the mo...

  • Gutenberg Bible

    Printed book

    Johann Gutenberg’s Bible is probably the most famous Bible in the world. It is the earliest full-scale work printed in E...

  • King James Bible, 1611

    Printed book, Book

    The King James, or Authorised, Version of the Bible remains the most widely published text in the English language. It w...

  • Luther Bible

    Illustration, Printed book

    A first edition of Luther’s translation of the complete Bible into German. Who was Luther? Martin Luther (1483–1546) w...

  • Matthew’s Bible

    Printed book

    A 1537 copy of ‘Matthew’s Bible’, printed in Antwerp. Who was the translator for Matthew’s Bible? It is known that Will...

  • Te Paipera Tapu ara, The Holy Bible in Maori

    Printed book

    A translation of the Bible into Māori. When was the Bible translated? Christian missionaries first began publishing exc...

  • The first New Testament in Malagasy

    Printed book

    This is a copy of the first New Testament in Malagasy, the language of Madagascar. Christian missions and Bible transla...

  • The Four-Fold Gospel

    Printed book

    Founder of the Christian and Missionary Alliance, Reverend A B Simpson, first published the Four-Fold Gospel in circa 18...

  • The Great Bible, probably Henry VIII's own copy

    Book, Folio, Printed book

    Before 1536, it was forbidden to produce a Bible in English. The Word of God was controlled by those who could read and...