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2019-02-18 08:30:37
Please Kindly Read Full Description Below. *** See My Other Listings This Week ! ** HERE OFFERED FOR SALE by AUCTION with START PRICE : A TRULY EXCEPTIONAL COPY of THE GENEVA "BREECHES" BIBLE !!! In FINE CONDITION !!! BOUND in HANDSOME FULL DARK CALF LEATHER. Light generally marking to near contemporary boards as seen. Gilt to boards. New near matching calf spine. Dark red title label. Occasional wear to leather along board edges. Light wear generally to corners. COMMENCES with a BOOK of COMMON PRAYER (N.B. LACKS TITLE.) The Bible is COMPLETE throughout (OT & Apocrypha & NT.) NEW TESTAMENT TITLE PAGE dated 1607 (which is correct.) N.B. Fine engraved main title page has been imported from a 1639 copy at some time. BEAUTIFUL full "Adam and Eve" engraving opposite (Gen.1.) Usual fine maps contained within text as per this edition. Concluding tables are COMPLETE. THE BOOK of PSALMES at end of the whole work LACKS final leaf of prayers & index. The pages are in fine, crisp, clean condition throughout. The main title page has a small central watermark which shows to blank verso. Otherwise only light general age toning / foxing. Very good margins. The text is roman font, good sized, very clear and legible. Ruled in red throughout. The text block is very good and square. The pages are edged in gilt which has a little tarnishing. A BEAUTIFUL COPY. You will do well to find better !!!! PRINTED by Robert Barker, printer to the King's Excellent Majestie. Size : 12 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 2 1/2" (Folio.) Weight is 4kg when very carefully packed. UK is £9.50 by ROYAL MAIL SPECIAL NEXT DAY DELIVER … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: william_cairns_books [Lincoln, Lincolnshire, GB]
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