1599 Quarto Geneva Bible with engravings and maps,
multiple titles, Concordances and Psalter
Size: quarto 9 x 7 x 2.5"
Publisher: Deputies of Christopher Barker, London
VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE condition
[Geneva Bible], "The Bible, that is, the Holy Scriptures, conteined in the Olde and Newe Testament translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best tranflations in diuers languages ; with moft profitable annotations vpon all the hard places, and other things of great importance. Imprinted at London by the Deputies of Christopher Barker ... 1599". Double columns. Marginal references. ROMAN letter. Geneva version. Bible Text (see below)with Concordances and Psalter, titles (lacks general title but with title to Second Part, New Testament. and Psalter titles) present. Nice binding, an attractive example.
• OT Bible text, lacks general title and prelims and 3 pages in Genesis • Title Page to Second Part of Bible • Apocrypha (likely from another Bible) • NT: Dated Title 1599 Present. • NT Complete in all respects (with extensive commentary) • Two Tables/Concordances • Book of Psalms (with title page and musical bars throughout, lacks after Psalm 88)
The famous and well sought after Geneva set of engravings and maps are included throughout. Various decorative engravings, first chapter capitals and colophons. Printed in two column Roman font fore text and notes.
Collation: No prelims, No Main title page , begins Genesis page 1 (which is laid down, lacks 3 pages), 190pp (double page - ends at Job), title page "This second Part of the Bible", 127pp (to end of Prophets/Malachi), blank, Apocrypha - numbered pp745 to pp919, 2pp blank, New Testament title page - pp121, A brief table of the interpretation of the proper names chiefly found Old Testament 11pp colophon date - 1599, Title page book of Psalms 52pp (last 7pp or so are lacking)
This QUARTO sized Geneva Bible is in an overall VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE condition. Externally the book is in a later (c1800) full leather binding. Overall condition - very good - generally clean and bright with just a tad of light expected handling wear/scuffing/soiling etc . Both boards present and holding well. Internally the book is in overall good condition. The text is generally clean and bright- but with a loss of a few pages and a very few laid down. See the many pictures