(BIBLE; English; Geneva version.)

The Bible: that is the Holy Scriptures conteined in the Old and New Testament.

[Together with:] SPEED, John. The Genealogies recorded in the Sacred Scriptures, according to every Family and Tribe.

London: Robert Barker, 1615 Stock Code: 110558
£4,250.00

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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".

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Description

Quarto in eights (208 x 154 mm). Later 17th-century black morocco, decorative gilt spine, 18th-century red morocco label, roll-tool border on sides enclosing gilt roll tool panels and crowned corner ornaments, marbled endpapers.

Illustrations

Engraved title pages, double-page map of the Holy Land (in the Genealogies), other wood-engravings in the text.

Condition

Binding a little rubbed, some headlines shaved by the binder, a few neat old repairs, tear across fore-corner of Qq8 (with loss of some words), repair to margin of 3E6 (with loss of side note), a few faint burn marks in same gathering (doubtless from the proximity of a candle), but overall in very good condition and complete with title pages and the blank leaf A1.

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