GENEVA BIBLE 1582

GENEVA  (BREECHES) BIBLE

London Christopher Barker 1582

4to Late nineteenth century renovation  and full morocco rebind by Charles Tuckett 66 Great Russell street London (neat pen attribution dated 1878) Full brown morocco blind lined banded gilt lettered and tail dated . Handmarbled end papers. Contained in a ourpose built oak glass fronted, red lined  case (lacks locking key) . Bound with prelims/title page missing. First page is A1 start of Book of Genesis. OT numbered to 366pp. Apocrypha [1]-77. Newe Testament title page. dated 1582. Map of Holie Land Text [1]-78pp-116. Order of the yeres  21pp. Book of Psalms Title page-imprinted at London by John Day 1583 [1}-78 couple of pages missing  goes up to Psalm 135 but should be 148. The last few pages showing paper repairs to extremities with some text loss. Being late 19th Century the binding is in excellent condition. There are contemporary and 18th Century annotations and occasional marks throughout book giving family tree details There is a folding map with some staining and old repair to the start of the Acts of the Apostles

 

    £2,195.00Price
     

    01874638029

    Tir Isaf, Trallong Brecon United Kingdom LD3 8HP

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