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A wide selection of rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books, pamphlets, and ephemera relating to history, archaeology, anthropology, folklore, occult, and religion.


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  1. The Bible.
    An interesting early Jacobean edition of the Geneva Bible, untraced in ESTC, which identifies two other 1608 printings by Barker, neither accompanied by Herrey's Concordances or the Psalms (and each with a different collation in the main text). With the ownership inscription of noted Victorian liturgical writer and hymnologist... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 115537

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  2. The Bible: that is the Holy Scriptures conteined in the Old and New Testament.
    A most attractive Jacobean Bible in the Geneva version, the version still used by Oliver Cromwell in the middle of the 17th century. Herbert describes this 1615 printing as "the last roman type quarto edition of this version printed by Barker". Learn More
    £4,250

    Stock Code: 110558

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