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Geneva Bible
1599 Complete And Illustrated Geneva Bible with Tables and Book of Psalms
1599. Size: Quarto (9” x 7” x 2.5”) Publisher: Christopher Barker, London Condition: VG- Printed title dated 1599, with a cut of the crossing of the red sea, lightly soiled (verso black except for some early doodles). Followed by: To the Christian Reader.; of the incomparable treasure.; How to take profite in reading the holy Scriptures.; Contents page including the books of the Apocrypha, although they are not present in this volume. The Old Testament is complete including the normal woodcuts. A second half title is inserted after Job and before Psalms with numerous family history details from the Triming family of Hampshire (1700-1817). 7 leaves of Psalms with tears and small loss. Old Testament ends with Malachi. The blank leaf and the verso of the New Testament with further Triming family history details. Engraved New Testament (carefully strengthened at some time in the past) title page, with heart shaped center dated 1599. Followed by: The Printer to the diligent Reader. With a map of the Holy Land to the verso. The New Testament is complete with notes by L. Tomson, but with Junius' notes on Revelation. The Order Of Time comes before the beginning of Revelation. Also bound with: A briefe table of the interpretation of the proper names. no title, but complete, ending with colophon dated 1599. Bound with: The Book Of Psalmes. 1639, All complete (rare)! A very good full leather binding, probably early 18th century. Thick boards with blind stamp edges and gilt ruled border. Smooth spine with black bands and old black morocco title label: Holy Bible. VG- condition and suit … [Click Below for Full Description]
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