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BIBLE
[Bible. English. Geneva. 1615]
The Bible. Translated according to the Hebrew 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, as may appeare in the epistle to the reader. And also a most profitable concordance for the ready finding out of any thing in the same conteined.
Imprinted at London by Robert Barker, printer to the Kings most excellent Maiestie, 1615.
[4] p., 435 [i.e. 434], [4], 441--554 leaves ; 21.6 cm. (8º)

An edition of the "Breeches" Bible in Christopher Barker's Geneva version (1579, q.v.), translated by William Whittingham, Anthony Gilby, Thomas Sampson, and perhaps others. Leaf 159 misnumbered 459, leaf 434 misnumbered 435, leaf 549 misnumber 649. With printed marginal notes. General title-page has title printed within woodcut border representing the tents and shields of the 12 tribes, the 12 apostles, and the 4 evangelists; at foot of woodcut border: Cum priuilegio. 'The New Testament of our Lord Iesvs Christ. Conferred diligently with the Greeke, and best approued translations in diuers languages' has a separate dated title-page on leaf *1r within same woodcut border, but pagination and register are continuous. With the Apocrypha. Intended to be issued with Two right profitable and fruitfull concordances, ... Collected by R.F.H. (ESTC s122242), not present in this copy. ESTC s5052; Darlow & Moule, 265; A.S. Herbert, Engl. Bible, 341.

Copy Notes The blank verso at the end of the Apocrypha has been scrawled upon. A legible inscription in ink is: Susanna Courtney The/ Daughter of Jno Courtney/ Was Born the 22 of May 1683. The blank verso to the N.T. title-page contains inscriptions in ink, including at top: William Pantiane his book/ and John Pantiane his sonn/ I would that hee should in the same/ well look the 16th of December 1627 which has been crossed out; beneath in ink: John Courtney the son of/ John Courtney was Born/ the fourth of January/ in the year of our Blessed/ Lord and Saveours/ incarnation 1685 and in blackletter John Courtney/ his hand June/ the 14:/ 1714.

Binding C18th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine, black morocco spine-label, spine title: Holy Bible 1615. Front-endpaper shadows through: 'Martyrologium Romanum'

Reference Number 453


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