1633 complete King James quarto Bible
in an overall VERY GOOD and antiquarian quality and style rebound condition, bound
together with a Book of Common Prayer (lacks before catechism), complete edition of Speed's Genealogies
& Map of Canaan, the Apocrypha and a metric/musical Psalter (title
1636, lacks after Psalm 132).
Gorgeously rebound in antiquarian contemporary style blind-stamped leather covers and a spine with the texts "Holy Bible" printed in
gold letters on the spine. The Bible text is printed in double
columns in easy to read Roman letter font.
Has the complete
illustrated genealogies (by
John Speed. with title page and the famous highly sought after
double page map of Canaan), followed by the Old Testament (with
title 1633 and prelims), Apocrypha and New Testament (with title
complete, with various woodcuts, colophons and decorated first
Title: "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 revifed, By his Majefties fpeciall commandement,
Appointed to bee read in Churches. Imprinted at London
By Robert Barker, Printer to the Kings moft Excellent Maieftie, and
the Affignes of Iohn Bill. M.DC.XXXIII."
Both this general title page as the New Testament title
page is a woodcut-engraved title with words in a sort of heart shape
in the center; woodcuts depict 12 tribes of Israel and 12 disciples.
This QUARTO sized Bible is in
an overall VERY GOOD and Daily Usable condition. The binding is
professionally re-done and the Bible can be opened and read on a
daily basis without any concerns. Overall clean pages with decent to
large margins (all headers etc present). Some occasional smaller
damages. Small damages to both Bible titles (see pics). Some paper
repais. Some previous
ownership scribbles etc.
Contains inscriptions in a fantastic hand from the Joye family on a
few versos, most from the 1600s. See the many pictures
An early and very attractive