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  • Baha’u’llah’s letter to Queen Victoria

    Printed book

    A volume containing Tablets revealed by Baha’u’llah. Who was Baha’u’llah? Mirza Husayn ‘Ali Nuri (1817–1892), known as B...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Coverdale Bible

    Printed book

    A 1535 copy of Miles Coverdale’s translation of the Bible. Was Coverdale’s Bible illegal? Following the publication of...

  • Early Christian polemics: Bishop Eznik’s Refutatio...

    Printed book

    An Armenian Christian polemic, published in Izmir in 1762. What is this book about? At the end of the 4th century, up un...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Rig-veda-Sanhita

    Printed book

    This 1869 edition of the Rig Veda Samhita by Friedrich Max Müller is one of the earliest English translation of the Rig ...

  • The earliest Baha’i publication

    Printed book

    The Kitāb-i Īqān (‘Book of Certitude’), by Baha’u’llah. Who was Baha’u’llah? Mirza Husayn ‘Ali Nuri (1817–1892), known a...

  • 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...