Leabhuir an tSean Tiomna; An Tiomna Nuadh (1827)

Author: Uilliam Bhedel & William O'Domhnuill

Book ID: 65644

Price: 495.00

Leabhuir an tSean Tiomna. Ar na dTarruing ón Teanguidh Ughdarach go Gaidhlig. Tré Chúram agus Sáothar, An Doctúr Uilliam Bhedel, Roimhe ro Earpog Chillemóire a nEirin. [With] An Tiomna Nuadh ar dTíghearna agus ar Slánuightheora Iosa Criosd, air na tharruing go fírinneach as a nGreigis ughdarach ris an tAthair is onóruighthe a nDía Uilliam O’Domhnuill, aird easpug Thúaim. Dublin: G. & J. Grierson & M. Keene, 1827. Pp, 1306. Full calf boards, upper & lower covers panel decorated in blind, title lettered in gilt to spine with raised bands. Binding scuffed and worn, ownership inscription to endpaper & title page, otherwise contents in fine bright condition.

William Bedell’s translation of the Old Testament was first published in 1685. Translated by Bedell (1571-1642), Bishop of Kilmore, with the assistance of Murtagh King and Dennis O’Sheridan, it was not published until some 40 years after Bedell’s death, and 83 years after the first edition of the New Testament in Irish (first published by William O’Domhnuill, in 1602). 

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