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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 translation in divers Languages. With most profitable Annotations…

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 translation in divers Languages. With most profitable Annotations…

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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 translation in divers Languages. With most profitable Annotations…

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Summary

London: Robert Barker, 1606. 4to (8.25" x 6.75"). A complete Geneva Bible with the Apocrypha. Complete Bible text in Roman font with the entire set of Geneva woodcuts and interesting provenance.

Description

Composite general title (1606) with woodcut border comprising twenty-four small compartments showing the tents of the twelve tribes as well as the figures of the twelve apostles. Title is enclosed within a heart-shaped frame. Text in two column Roman font containing Tomson's New Testament and Junius' Revelation. Complete set of Geneva illustrations and maps. Title to the Second Part (n.d.) with decorative headpiece. With Apocrypha as issued. Similar New Testament woodcut title page (1606). Concludes with the Two Tables, ending on the colophon (1605). Bound with the Whole Booke of Psalms with title page (1604) by Sternhold and Hopkins. First chapter woodcuts initials, head- and tailpieces.

Collation

[par.]^2, A-Z^8, &^6 (first part: Gen-Job); Aa-Qq^8 (second part: Psalms- Malachi); Rr-Zz^8, &&^8, **^4 (Apocrypha); Aaa-Qqq^8, Rrr^4 (New Testament).

Binding

Eighteenth century gilt-paneled calf. Sometime rebacked with old spine nicely laid down. Spine with four raised bands, elaborately decorated in gilt to compartments and a black morocco label with the words "Breeches Bible – 1606" in gilt. Renewed marbled endpapers. All edges red.

Condition

Title page laid down just reducing border. A1,2 (Gen 1-4) edges strengthened; infrequent staining and spotting; Tt4,5 trimmed without loss; New Testament title page with small hole to letterpress and ink on recto bleeding through. Aaa5 loss of a few words of sidenotes to bottom corner; lower corner stain begins in Revelation on through the Psalter; small edge loss to final leaf of Psalter. Lightly rubbed and scuffed. Slightly splayed.

Provenance

Penciled note on front flyleaf reads "In memory of Mary Silkirk Hunter, the Braidwood Collection." Below is a note in pen describing that this Bible belonged to Sarah Grant, who was prosecuted along with her husband Laird Grant. Sarah had confessed that she had withdrawn from the ordinances for two and half years. The fine was passed to her husband. "Sarah Grant Her Book July 31, 1673" inked to verso of New Testament title page along with a note "And give itt unto my Brother Arthur Grant April 10, 1674."

References

Herbert 285; STC 2196.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
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 translation in divers Languages. With most profitable Annotations…
Author
[Geneva Bible]
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Robert Barker
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1606
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
geneva bible, bible, holy bible, bible in english, breeches bible, robbers, thief, theft
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Verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
Title Page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...
Colophon
The colophon contains information about a book's publisher, the typesetting, printer, and possibly even includes a printer's...
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, "new"...
Recto
The page on the right side of a book, with the term Verso used to describe the page on the left side.
Rebacked
having had the material covering the spine replaced. ...
Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding. Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat the...
Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...

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