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1597 GENEVA BIBLE FOLIO ORIGINAL BINDING !!!!
1597. Please Kindly Read Full Description Below. *** See My Other Listings This Week ! ** HERE OFFERED FOR SALE : An EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL 1597 FOLIO GENEVA BIBLE !!! THE HOLY BIBLE (Geneva Version) Containing Old Testament & Apocrypha & New Testament with end table. Usual maps and engravings in text / Ornate letter heads to books - as seen. N.B. Lacks Old Testament title page and prelims before table of books of the Bible. Bible is complete thereafter. Lacks last leaf of end table. Engraved title page to the New Testament present as seen. Roman print text, very good and legible. Leaves generally very good and crisp considering this work is 422 years old!!! A good degree below average toning and sporadic staining only. Very good margins as seen with only a handful of top edges close to headers. Extant prelim and first six leaves of Genesis are frayed at lower margins with no loss. First 2 leaves of Gen text with lower outer margin losses as seen - notes with minor losses. One leaf at end of (1 Sam) has minor outer margin fraying with no loss to notes. Two leaves in (1 Sam) have upper outer corner fraying where likely was an old pin / clip. Four leaves of Job have minor outer edges trimmed / frayed with notes slightly affected. One leaf in Luke has a lower corner margin loss with notes / text unaffected. Last six leaves of work have well thumbed lower outer edges with no loss. A modicum of lower corners with turned in edges. A handful with minor losses. The text block is generally good and well shaped. Sporadic contemporary marginalia. Front blank end paper has old unresearche … [Click Below for Full Description]
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