1633 Complete quarto King James Bible with Prayer Book, Speeds Genealogies & Map, Apocrypha and Psalter in a beautiful binding - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1633 Complete quarto King James Bible with Prayer Book, Speeds Genealogies & Map, Apocrypha and Psalter in a beautiful binding
Size: quarto 9" x 7" x 3 1/2" 
Publisher: Robert Barker, London
 VERY GOOD and Daily Usable condition

Price: $1,595.00

1633 complete King James quarto Bible in an overall VERY GOOD and antiquarian quality and style rebound condition, bound together with a Book of Common Prayer (lacks before catechism), complete edition of Speed's Genealogies & Map of Canaan, the Apocrypha and a metric/musical Psalter (title 1636, lacks after Psalm 132).  Gorgeously rebound in antiquarian contemporary style blind-stamped leather covers and a spine with the texts "Holy Bible"  printed in gold letters on the spine. The Bible text is printed in double columns in easy to read Roman letter font.
Has the complete illustrated genealogies (by John Speed. with title page and the famous highly sought after double page map of Canaan), followed by the Old Testament (with title 1633 and prelims), Apocrypha and New Testament (with title 1633), complete, with various woodcuts, colophons and decorated first chapter initials.
Title: "The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament, and the Nevv: Newly Tranflated out of the Originall Tongues: And with the former tranflations diligently compared and revifed, By his Majefties fpeciall commandement, Appointed to bee read in Churches. Imprinted at London By Robert Barker, Printer to the Kings moft Excellent Maieftie, and the Affignes of Iohn Bill. M.DC.XXXIII."
Both this general title page as the New Testament title page is a woodcut-engraved title with words in a sort of heart shape in the center; woodcuts depict 12 tribes of Israel and 12 disciples.
This QUARTO sized  Bible is in an overall VERY GOOD and Daily Usable condition.  The binding is professionally re-done and the Bible can be opened and read on a daily basis without any concerns. Overall clean pages with decent to large margins (all headers etc present). Some occasional smaller damages. Small damages to both Bible titles (see pics). Some paper repais. Some previous ownership scribbles etc. Contains inscriptions in a fantastic hand from the Joye family on a few versos, most from the 1600s. See the many pictures below
An early and very attractive quarto sized King James Bible!
 
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