Lot 29 of 429:
1610 Geneva Bible  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$720
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
The Bible, That Is, The Holy Scriptures Contained In The Old And New Testament. Translated According To The Ebrew And Greeke, And Conferred With The Best Translations In Diuers Languages. With Most Profitable Annotations Vpon All The Hard Places, And Other Things Of Great Importance.
Author:
Place:
London
Publisher:
Robert Barker, printer to the Kings
Date:
1610
Description:

[3], 190, [1], 127, [2], 121, [8] leaves. Bound at the rear is The Book of Psalmes: [8], 89 pp. Illustrated title pages, some woodcut illustrations in the text, decorative margins, head and tail pieces. Printed in double columns. (4to) 21x15 cm (8¼x6"), period calf laid on later boards, new endpapers.

Geneva Bible published one year before the authorized King James version. With numerous ownership inscriptions spanning many years.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Areas of loss to original calf; tears and loss to margins of title page and first leaf, tears, a tape repair and areas of loss to last few leaves, scattered foxing throughout, occasional wormholing sometimes mildly affecting text, occasional closed tears and chips to page edges; overall fair or better.
 
Item number:
306919
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