1600 Complete attractive quarto Geneva Bible with Apocrypha and very extensive Tables - the FIRST Bible printed by Robert Barker - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1600 Complete attractive quarto Geneva Bible with Apocrypha and very extensive Tables - the FIRST Bible printed by Robert Barker
Size: quarto 9" x 7" x 3" 
Publisher: Robert Barker, London
VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE condition
Bible is SOLD
1600 HOLY BIBLE Barker GENEVA Provenance FINE BINDING Geneva version of the Holy Bible printed by Robert Barker, 1600, London. Book measures 8 3/4 by 6 3/4 inches. (10) 554 leaves, 82 leaves. WORK IS COMPLETE. This is the first Bible to be printed following the death of his father (Christopher Barker) the previous year.
[Geneva - Breeches - Bible], "The Bible, 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 as may appear in the Epiftle to the Reader. And alfo a moft profitable Concordance for the ready findong out of anything in the fame conteined. ... Imprinted at London by Robert Barker, Printer to the Queenes moft Excellent Maiestie 1600"
Two column Black letter font, Ornate engraved title pages. Also title to the Concordances (Tables). Decorated first chapter initials and colophons.

Provenance: Bears the signature on pg 57 of Richard Middleton educated at Jesus College in Oxford he as the son of the Bishop of St. Davids. He was the arch deacon of Brecon in 1600.

Condition: VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE condition. There are 8 page mispaginations in the book but is complete. 4 inch tear on pg 205. Burn hole on 186. Two pages in the last section missing bottom right hand corner margin affecting small area of text. 4 other indications of closed tears mostly to the margins. Book has been respined still having the original boards. One clasp is intact and the other is not present. Great handsome 1600 Bible!
 
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