1599 Complete, beautiful Quarto illustrated Geneva Breeches Bible, Roman font with engravings, concordances, and metric Psalter - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1599 Complete, beautiful Quarto illustrated Geneva Breeches Bible, Roman font with engravings, concordances, and metric Psalter
Size: quarto 9  x 7 x 2" 
Publisher: Deputies of Christopher Barker, London
VERY GOOD condition
Bible is SOLD
Rare and Complete 1599 GENEVA BIBLE - LARGE QUARTO VOLUME . With all 4 ORIGINAL TITLES! Roman font with borders. RARE TO FIND COMPLETE, CLEAN, and nice preserved CONDITION! Bound with a Booke of Psalms (with title, complete including all psalms)

 'THE BIBLE THAT IS THE HOLY SCRIPTURES Conteined in the Old and New TESTAMENT Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best Translations in divers Languages. With most profitable Annotations upon all hard places and other things of great importance. IMPRINTED AT LONDON by the Deputies of Christopher Barker. Printer to the Queens most Excellent Maiestie 1599' (+ bound with another title to the second part)
And: 'THE NEW TESTAMENT Of our Lord JESUS CHRIST Translated out of the Greeke by Theod. Beza; With briefe Summaries and expositions upon the hard places by the said Authour Ioac , Camer and P. Loseler. Villerius Englished by L. TOMSON Together with the Annotations of Fr. Iunius upon the Revelation of S. IOHN....' GENEVA Bible, known as 'The Breeches Bible'. Junius' notes on Revelation were added, in 1599, replacing the original notes.
General title with woodcut device, OT & NT title within woodcut border comprising multiple compartments, woodcut maps and numerous engravings/illustrations, vignettes, decorations and initials. 
 Overall VERY GOOD condition. Contemporary full sheepskin, sometime rebacked with plain spine, and red label. Central embossed lozenge to both boards and remnants of previous original clasps. Textually complete, lacking two prelim leaves only. Some reading wear commensurate with age, Very lightly toned in places otherwise a sound and clean copy. Minor light marks, blemishes or small marginal nicks. Several maps and engravings in the text. This is one of the many variations of Barker's "1599" Geneva Bible with Thomson's New Testament but Junius's Revelation.
 Nice complete copy of the illustrated Geneva Bible.
 
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