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1589 GENEVA BIBLE / WITH SCARCE COMPLETE PRAYER BOOK / FINE BINDING / SUPERB !!
1589. Please Kindly Read Full Description Below. *** See My Other Listings This Week ! ** HERE OFFERED FOR SALE : A VERY GOOD COPY of THE GENEVA "BREECHES" BIBLE !!! (Gen.3:7) " ... and made themselves breeches." BOUND in FULL NEW DARK CALF LEATHER BINDING Boards: With continuous gilt tooled pattern to borders. Spine is ornately gilded in compartments, ornately gilded raised bands, ornately gilded red leather title label. Tasteful new pale endpapers. SUPERB WORK by [Stephen Holliday - Book Restoration - Northampton.] THE BOOK is BOUND in THE FOLLOWING ORDER : 1. BOOK of COMMON PRAYER : COMPLETE / INTERLEAVED !!! Complete with ornate 1589 dated title page. Title page attached at upper 50% only. Superb interleaved with numerous contemporary study notes. 2. HOLY BIBLE GENEVA VERSION : OLD TESTAMENT & APOCRYPHA & NEW TESTAMENT. PRINTED in GOTHIC BLACK LETTER TEXT throughout. FINELY ENGRAVED TITLE PAGE to NEW TESTAMENT imported / remounted. N.B. Main title and prelims unfortunately lacking. Textually complete. N.B. Leaves from Psalms - Song of Songs generally frayed at outer margins. GENERAL NOTES Leaves very good, crisp and clean. Light age toning only, quite minor staining and spotting. Last leaf of revelation toned as seen. Excellent, well preserved margins. Good shaped text block. A VERY GOOD COLLECTIBLE COPY !!!! PRINTED by Christopher Barker, printer to the King's Excellent Majestie. Size : 9 1/4" x 6 1/2" x 2 7/8" (Quarto.) Weight is 2.75kg when very carefully packed. UK is £29.99 by ROYAL MAIL SPECIAL NEXT DAY DELIVERY (will amend invoice.) US etc is £44.99 by FULLY TRAC … [Click Below for Full Description]
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