An octavo-size, clean COMPLETE King James Holy Bible
(printed by Norton and Bill in London) in very usable condition,
containing the Old and New Testaments bound together with the
Apocrypha, Speed's genealogies plus map, Book of Common Prayer, the
Whole Book of Psalms of David, and a RARE additional "the Historie
of the Bible". Attractive 19th century (?) covers with
professionally restored binding. Complete with both Bible
(the General Title and the New Testament) title pages, plus the
title page for the Genealogies, the Historie section and the Book of Psalms (so
5 titles are present!, only the
title page for the Prayer Book is missing)!
Opens with an incomplete Book of
Common Prayer (first pages missing), Psalms with engraving of King
David playing his harp. Next the complete "Geneaologies
Recorded in the Sacred Scriptures, according to euery Family and
Tribe: with the line of ovr Sauiour Iesvs Chrift observed from Adam
to the bleffed Virgin Mary by F.S. Cvm Privilegio". The complete
34 page Speed genealogies plus the RARE two page Map of Canaan (and
Next: "The Holy Bible. Containing the
Old Testament and the Nevv. Newly Tranflated out of the Originall
Tongues and with the former Tranflations diligently compared and
reuifed by his Maiefties fpeciall Commandement. Imprinted at
London, by Bonham Norton, and John Bill, Printers to the Kings moft
Anno 1628." Separate title page for the New Testament. Contains the
complete Apocrypha! Including all the prelim pages and engravings
plus colophons. Both titles have an ornament woodcut border.
Decorated first chapter initials. Engraving of the Garden of Eden at
the beginning of Genesis. Engraving of the apostles at the beginning
Next a rather unique section with
its own title page: "the Historie of the Bible, Briefely collected
by way of Queftion and Anfwer ... Printed at London by Iohn Legatt
Lastly, also bound with: "The Whole Booke of Psalmes: Collected
into Englifh Meeter, by Thomas Sternhold, Iohn Hopkins, and others:
conferred with the Hebrew, with apt Notes to fing them withall. Set
forth and allowed to be fung in all Churches, of all the people
together, before and after Morning and Euening Prayer..."
Printed in 1628 for the Companie of Stationers: London. Complete
till psalm 148.
Includes the rare Map of the Holy Land and Description of Canaan.