Queen's Printer building in Victoria, British Columbia houses the offices for the Queen's Printer for British Columbia
Logo on the front cover of "The Victorian Age by William Ralph Inge" used by Cambridge University Press
Matrices for casting type collected by Bishop Fell, part of his collection now known as the "Fell Types", shown in the OUP Museum
Cambridge University Press head office in Cambridge
Oxford University Press building from Walton Street
Cambridge University Press building in Cambridge
Seven of the twenty volumes of the Oxford English Dictionary (second edition, 1989)
The Pitt Building in Cambridge, which used to be the headquarters of Cambridge University Press, is now a conference venue
Cambridge University Press sign at the Cambridge HQ
Cambridge University Press's stand at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2018

It is also the Queen's Printer.

- Cambridge University Press

Having been officially granted the legal right to print books by decree in 1586, it is the second oldest university press after Cambridge University Press.

- Oxford University Press

Oxford's chancellor, Archbishop William Laud, consolidated the legal status of the university's printing in the 1630s and petitioned Charles I for rights that would enable Oxford to compete with the Stationers' Company and the King's Printer.

- Oxford University Press

Cambridge is one of the two privileged presses (the other being Oxford University Press).

- Cambridge University Press

The other two exceptions are that separate sets of letters patent grant the Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press the right to print and distribute the Authorized Version of the Bible and the Book of Common Prayer regardless of who holds the office of Queen's Printer.

- Queen's Printer

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The title page to the 1611 first edition of the Authorized Version of the Bible by Cornelis Boel shows the Apostles Peter and Paul seated centrally above the central text, which is flanked by Moses and Aaron. In the four corners sit Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, the traditionally attributed authors of the four gospels, with their symbolic animals. The rest of the Apostles (with Judas facing away) stand around Peter and Paul. At the very top is the Tetragrammaton "יְהֹוָה" written with Hebrew diacritics.

King James Version

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English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England, which was commissioned in 1604 and published in 1611, by sponsorship of King James VI and I.

English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England, which was commissioned in 1604 and published in 1611, by sponsorship of King James VI and I.

The title page to the 1611 first edition of the Authorized Version of the Bible by Cornelis Boel shows the Apostles Peter and Paul seated centrally above the central text, which is flanked by Moses and Aaron. In the four corners sit Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, the traditionally attributed authors of the four gospels, with their symbolic animals. The rest of the Apostles (with Judas facing away) stand around Peter and Paul. At the very top is the Tetragrammaton "יְהֹוָה" written with Hebrew diacritics.
John Speed's Genealogies recorded in the Sacred Scriptures (1611), bound into first King James Bible in quarto size (1612)
William Tyndale translated the New Testament into English in 1525.
Archbishop Richard Bancroft was the "chief overseer" of the production of the Authorized Version.
The opening of the Epistle to the Hebrews of the 1611 edition of the Authorized Version shows the original typeface. Marginal notes reference variant translations and cross references to other Bible passages. Each chapter is headed by a précis of contents. There are decorative initial letters for each chapter, and a decorated headpiece to each book, but no illustrations in the text.
Title page of the 1760 Cambridge edition

The KJV was first printed by John Norton and Robert Barker, who both held the post of the King's Printer, and was the third translation into English language approved by the English Church authorities: The first had been the Great Bible, commissioned in the reign of King Henry VIII (1535), and the second had been the Bishops' Bible, commissioned in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1568).

In 2005, Cambridge University Press released its New Cambridge Paragraph Bible with Apocrypha, edited by David Norton, which followed in the spirit of Scrivener's work, attempting to bring spelling to present-day standards.

Other royal charters of similar antiquity grant Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press the right to produce the Authorized Version independently of the Queen's Printer.