The Holy Bible [Black Letter Geneva version]

The Holy Bible [Black Letter Geneva version]

Published by Christopher Barker, Printer to the Queenes Majestie, London, 1579
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Title: The Holy Bible [Black Letter Geneva version]

Publisher: Christopher Barker, Printer to the Queenes Majestie, London

Publication Date: 1579

Binding: Full Leather

Book Condition: VG

Dust Jacket Condition: None

Edition: Geneva Version


8vo. (21cm x 14.5cm x 5cm), cropped from Sm4to. with a number of sidenotes shaved, edges uniformly stained with India Ink (?). Late 17th-early 18th Cent. undecorated smooth calf. Contents are: The Psalter i.e. Prayer Book, morning & evening; engr. t.p., 49pp. [unpaginated]; Godly Prayers; 5pp., printer's device with boar & lamb; [lacks "Of the incomparable treasure of the Holy Scriptures"]; The Olde Testament, double column Black Letter, lacks t.p. but text complete, 756pp. [numbered 378 rectos only]; Apocrypha, double column Black Letter, 171pp. [numbered 86 rectos only]; The Newe Testament, double column Black Letter, engr. t.p., text complete as follows: Summe of the whole scriptures.2pp., Certaine Questions.3pp., Names & order of all the bookes. 1pp., The Holie Gospels.242pp. [numbered 121 rectos only], Briefe table of.proper names, 8pp., Table of principall things.19pp., Perfite supputation of the yeeres & times from the Creation, 2pp. Binding is well-worn but complete, splits at head & heel neatly repaired and spine consolidated. Text-block age darkened, with a scattering of light stains and smudges, but otherwise quite clean without holes, tears, corners missing or annotations. Bookplate of James Wicks Dunsford on f.p.d.; he was a minor office holder in late 19th Cent. Canada West, son of Rev. James Hartley Dunsford, emigrating to Upper Canada in 1837. Possibly a family heirloom, certainly acquired from the Dunsford estate in the early 20th Cent. and coming to us from the heirs of G.J. Edwards of Lindsay , Ont., the former purchaser. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 18508

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