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1616 Illustrated Folio Geneva Bible With Genealogies, Map, and Apocrypha
Robert Barker, 1616. Condition: Very Good. The Bible is in VG+ preserved condition. Rebound circa 1900 in dark red leather binding with red front edge pages on three sides. Great quality paper & margins. Missing preliminary & general title - a total of 4 pages. The (cotton based) paper is very crisp, clean, and hardly shows any aging. Some occasional light discoloring. Looks like this Bible has never been trimmed and has full and wide margins. Paper edges are dyed red for protection. Size: Folio (12" x 8.5" x 2.5") Publisher: Robert Barker, LondonCondition: VG+ Complete series of Geneva engravings Decorated first chapter initials Double column Gothic font Includes Speed's engraved genealogies and double page map A well preserved illustrated, textually complete, folio-sized Geneva Holy Bible. Printed by the renowned Robert Barker, in London in 1616. Red leather covers and spine, labeled in gold letters: "Holy Bible" and "1616". This Geneva Bible or Breeches Bible is complete (lacking main title page). With the famous extensive commentaries by the early reformers, and a complete series of the sought-after Geneva engravings with the addition of the double page map of Canaan. This Bible contains: the complete Speed's Genealogies plus double page map (with title and all 34 pages of engravings), the complete Bible (Old and New Testament, only lacking the general title page and preliminary pages), the Apocrypha and the Concordances (the two tables). Various smaller engravings (the complete famous Geneva set of illustrations and maps) throughout. Beautifully decorated chapter initi … [Click Below for Full Description]
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