Lot 27: Two Books from Folio Geneva Bible 1583

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2017-05-30 10:03:18

Lot 27

Heading: (Bible in English) Title: Ezra and Nehemiah - from the 1583 folio edition of the Geneva Bible. Place Published: [London]. Publisher: [Christopher Barker]. Date Published: [1583]. Description: Leaves 231-243 (Qq3-Ss3) Text in 2 columns; woodcut initials. (folio) 38x26 cm. (15x10¼"), modern boards, paper cover label. Two complete books 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: $500-800

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