1599 Complete, beautiful Quarto illustrated Geneva Breeches Bible,
Roman font with engravings, genealogies plus MAP, concordances,
and metric Psalter
Size: quarto 9 x 7 x 2 1/4"
Publisher: Deputies of Christopher Barker, London
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition
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
CONDITION! Bound with a Booke of Psalms (ALSO with title, complete including all
psalms and prayers)
'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.
ADDITIONALLY bound with Speed's
Genealogies (with 1638 title pages, graphically showing Christ's
descend from Adam) WITH THE RARE DOUBLE PAGE MAP of CANAN
A TOTAL of 6 title pages!!! Overall VERY GOOD
to EXCELLENT condition.
Contemporary full sheepskin, sometime rebacked with plain spine, and
black label 1599. COMPLETE with all prelims, titles etc etc.
This Geneva Bible is
solid and complete with no internal or external damages.
The pages are in fine, crisp, and clean
condition throughout. Text block is very good and square. Good
Margins. Both front and rear bindings are strong and firm. Spine is
in excellent condition. 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.