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1607 All Original Complete Geneva Breeches Bible Metal-w/metrical Psalms WOW! One of the cleanest early Bibles available
London: Robert Barker, 1608. 1607 All Original Complete Geneva Breeches Bible Metal-w/metrical Psalms. Shipped with USPS Media Mail. 1a]The Bible Geneva -The Bible translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke .. with The Book of Common Prayer, Two right profitable and fruitful concordances and The whole Book of Psalms collected into English meeter by Sternehold and Hopkins London Robert Barker 1607 4to Black Letter Geneva Bible DMH 291. 4 works in 1 volume. Prayer Book lacking title page - first signature is B1; Bible complete with titles to both Testaments. Concordances with title dated 1607; Whole Book of Psalms 1607 ending on sig F6 =page 82 lacking final leaves. No tears, dog ears, worming etc just a few scores. Contemporary panelled, roll tooled calf over oak boards, with 2 diamond centre brass bosses and 8 corner pieces, 3 hasps present, one has been torn away. Early [contemporary?] covering over the original spine (which is probably very good) rather rough but typical of the period strengthened with brass strips, piece of leather and brass clasp missing from the upper board. A superb early bible, clean crisp pages, good margins, complete and a typical Elizabethan binding. One of the cleanest early bibles I have ever seen. It could be called museum quality.
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