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BIBLE. 1615.
THE BIBLE, that is, the Holy Scriptures conteined in the Old and New Testament. Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best Translations in divers languages. With most profitable Annotations upon all hard places,
London printed by Robert Barker Printer to the Kings most excellent Maiestie. and other things of great importance. Geneva version 1615, small 4to in eights, approximately 210 x 150 mm, 8¼ x 6 inches, engraved pictorial general title page: title within heart shaped panel, border with symbols of the 12 tribes to the left, the 12 apostles to the right and an evangelist at each inner corner, above separated by a dove and below by a lamb, divisional title page to Second Part of Old Testament, the same engraved title page to the New Testament, some pictorial woodcut head- and tailpieces, maps and illustrations in the text of the Old Testament plus a map of the Holy Land in the New Testament on reverse of The Printer to the diligent Reader, leaves numbered on rectos only: (4), 1-190, Genesis to Job; (1)-127, Psalms to Malachi; 2-121, New Testament; (11), First and Second tables, dated 1615; signatures: [par.]4, A-Z8, (-[par.]1), &6; Aa-QQ7; Aaa-Qqq8, Rrr4, lacks initial blank before Old Testament engraved title. Bound with The Booke of Common Prayer (A-E8, F2). Bound in old half calf, marbled boards, gilt rules and title label to spine plus date. Binding worn, upper hinge beginning to crack, spine relaid with repair to head of spine, upper cover has been wrongly attached, making it slightly higher than the lower cover, marbled paper rubbed, no free endpapers, inner paper hinges cracked, binding firm, neat inscription dated 1843 on front pastedown (George Edward Adams, from his Mother, The Honourable Mary Anne Adams March 1843), upper margin trimmed from engraved general title pag … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. [Oxford, United Kingdom]

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