Lot 85
  • 85

Bible in English [Geneva Version]

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2,000 - 3,000 USD
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3,000 USD
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  • <em>The Bible That Is, the Holy Scriptures Contained in the Old & New Testament</em>. London: Robert Barker, 1607
2 parts in one volume, folio (13 x 8 1/2 in.; 330 x 216 mm). Double column text in roman type, 63 lines to the full column, engraved general title tinted by hand in rose pink and light blue wash, woodcut headpiece and small ornament on New Testament title-page with continuous register but separate foliation, full-page woodcut of Adam and Eve in Eden facing Genesis, 31 woodcut text illustrations, diagrams, and maps, woodcut initials and head- and tailpieces; foliation errors after first f. 361 and signing and foliation error beginning on Aaaa2, edges lightly browned, scattered staining throughout, large ink stains on Mmm4v–Mmm5r, long tear on G2 cutting into side-notes, another on Ffff2 repaired with cellotape, and two other tears along bottom margin just touching text, Ccccc1,6 browned. Contemporary calf over beveled wooden boards, sueded calf spine nailed to front and rear covers; worn and stained, catches perished, one catchplate remaining, endpapers renewed.
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