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1579 Quarto GENEVA BREECHES BIBLE - First Breeches Bible Printed In England
London: Christopher Barker, 1579. This very RARE Geneva Bible is in an overall AGED and SEASONED but still VERY GOOD condition. Binding is excellent. Over the ages this Bible has had lots of use. Typical and to-be-expected wear to the pages and some soiling, light foxing, some tears etc. Cut side margin of the preliminary pages of the NT. Copious provenance - previous ownership notes. Smaller faults throughout. Red-ruled by hand (faded) when the Bible was first printed. Size: Quarto (8.25" x 7.25" x 3") Publisher: Christopher Barker, London Condition: VG SKU: M59 Black letter (Gothic) font in two columns First Geneva Bible printed in England by the famous Christopher Barker Book of Common Prayer, Apocrypha, Concordances, and Psalter Professionally rebound and restored THE FIRST GENEVA QUARTO BIBLE EVER PRINTED IN ENGLAND- FIRST EDITION/FIRST ISSUE - PRINTED IN BEAUTIFUL GOTHIC, OLD ENGLISH BLACK LETTER TYPE FONT WITH 2 TITLE PAGES Seasoned and well-read Bible with some faults but nicely recently rebound in plain dark leather with 4-raised band spine with gold letter text 'Geneva Bible - 1579'. Starts with an incomplete Book of Common Prayer (lacks title and starts with the Morning Prayers. Rest of the prayer book is complete - including the Psalms - and it ends with the colophon. The Bible text is lacking all prelims and title page and starts with the first page of Genesis. Also includes the Apocrypha and New Testament with title page 1579 ('The New Testament of our Lord Jesus Christ, Conferred diligently with the Greeke, a best approved translations in divers languages. Im … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Dungeness Books (dungenessbooks) [Sequim, Washington, United States]
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