1598 Attractive, complete Geneva Bible with the Concordances, Metric Psalter and engravings
Size: quarto 9 x 7 x 2"
Publisher: deputies of Christopher Barker, London
VERY GOOD condition
Bible is SOLD
[Geneva - Breeches - Bible], "The Bible, that is, the Holy Scriptvres, conteined in the Olde and New Testament. Tranflated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the beft tranflations in diuers languages ; with most profitable annotations vpon all the hard places, and other things of great importance. Imprinted at London : By the Deputies of Chiftopher Barker, Printer to the Queenes moft Excellent Maiestie. Anno 1598, Cum Privilegio"
Double columns. Marginal references. ROMAN letter. Geneva version. Complete Bible, ALL (General, second half and N.T. titles) present. With Concordances and Psalter. Plain leather blind-stamped binding (original covers?) and newer raised band spine.
• OT: Dated Title 1598 (with title page), plus prelims complete • OT Complete in all respects • additional title to the 'Second Part' • NT: Dated Title 1597 Present. • NT Complete in all respects (with extensive commentary) • Two Tables/Concordances complete ends with colophon • Booke of Psalmes, all Psalms and Hymns presents, lacks last page of the prayers
The famous and well sought after Geneva set of engravings and maps are included throughout. Various decorative engravings, first chapter capitals and colophons.
This QUARTO sized Geneva Bible is in an overall VERY GOOD and daily USABLE condition. Both Old & New Testament title pages present along with a further half title to the second part of the Old Testament. No front end papers. Integral charts, maps & woodcuts. A solid copy in the main. Lightly browned in places throughout. Some scribbles etc. Appears complete with both tables and a dated colophon at the close. Fair margins all around. All special Geneva engravings are present.