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OF THE AUTHORIZED ENGLISH VERSION, with the Text Revised by a Collation of its Early and other Principal Editions, the Use of the Italic Type made uniform, the Marginal References remodelled, and a Critical Introduction prefixed, by the RE F. H. SCRIVENER, M.A., LL.D., Editor of the Greek Testament, Codex Augiensis, &c., and one of the Revisers of the Authorized Version. Crown Quarto, cloth, gilt, 215. From the Times.

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thography, as well as into the most interesting sistance of Dr Scrivener, a complete critical

question as to the original texts from which edition of the Authorized Version of the Eng

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