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|Subject:||Religion & Spirituality||Printing Year:||1616|
SUPERB RARE 1616 FOLIO GENEVA BIBLE (OT & APOCRYPHA & NT) WITH BOOK of PSALMS
NO RESERVE !!!!!
PLEASE KINDLY NOTE THE DESCRIPTION
THE BOOK is PRESENTED in THE FOLLOWING ORDER
HOLY BIBLE (1616) Imprinted by Robert Barker. Printer to The King's Excellent Majestie (see picture 4.)
N.B. OLD TESTAMENT BEGINS (Genesis ch.16.) ALL TEXT OTHERWISE PRESENT AND IN GOOD ORDER.
BOTH OT and NT TITLE PAGES ARE MISSING (Dated from imprint at the end of the Concordances.)
There are many excellent illustrations in the OT text (see pictures)
There is a map before the NT begins.
3. WHOLE BOOK OF PSALMES (1629) by STERNHOLD & HOPKINS by COMPANIE of STATIONERS
TITLE PAGE PRESENT.
Last couple of leaves of prayers at the end may be missing.
BINDING AND PAGES GENERAL CONDITION REMARKS
THE FULL TAN LEATHER BINDING is GOOD AND FIRM.
THE ORIGINAL ? BINDING HAS BEEN RESTORED AT SOME TIME WITH NEW LEATHER SPINE (NOW LIGHTLY WORN AT EDGES) AND NEW LEATHER TO BOARDS WHERE LOST, WITH BLIND TOOLING TO MATCH THE ORIGINAL TOOLING (THOUGH THE NEW LEATHER COLOUR is A BIT LIGHTER (see picture.) THERE IS A SMALL SURFACE CRACK TO THE BOTTOM LEFT CORNER OF THE SPINE. THERE ARE A HANDFUL OF SMALL WORM HOLES TO SPINE LEATHER IN FIRST COMPARTMENT (see pictures.) THERE IS NO WORMING ON ANY OF THE BIBLE PAGES.
THE PAGES ARE GENERALLY VERY GOOD WITH OCCASIONAL BROWNING HERE & THERE COMMENSURATE WITH AGE. THERE ARE VIRTUALLY NO LOSSES TO THE EXTANT PAGES AND TEXT
THE BLACK LETTER TEXT IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION CONSIDERING ITS AGE
THERE IS NO FAMILY REGISTER, THOUGH THERE ARE A COUPLE OF HAND WRITTEN DATES (EARLY 19th CENTURY) TOWARDS THE END OF THE WORK
A GOOD to VERY GOOD USED COPY WHICH WOULD MAKE A FINE ADDITION TO ANY COLLECTION.
SIZE : 13" x 9" x 3" (Folio)
WEIGHT is 4 kg when packed.
I WILL SEND SECURELY PACKED within TWO WORKING DAYS of RECEIVING PAYMENT.
UK is £25.80 by ROYAL MAIL SPECIAL (Ignore Pre Filled Info)
USA is £35 by UPS TRACKED INSURED AIRMAIL.
OTHERS PLEASE ASK.
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