Lot 11: Book of Psalms from Folio Geneva Bible 1583

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2017-01-23 15:12:24

Lot 11

(Bible in English), The Psalmes of Dauid - from the 1583 folio edition of the Geneva Bible, [London], [Christopher Barker], [1583]. Leaves 264-300 (Vv6-Ddd6). Text in 2 columns; woodcut initials. (folio) 38x26 cm. (15x10 "), modern half cloth & boards, leather spine label. The complete Book of Psalms from what was apparently the largest 16th century English Bible, and the most desirable format of the Geneva Bible after the first edition, handsomely printed in black letter type, with the extensive notes in the margins in both roman and black letter. Herbert 178; STC 2136. Condition: Leaves quite clean and in fine condition, some trimmed to border line at top.

Estimate: $1200-$1800






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