1649 Complete SCARCE quarto King James Bible with Tables and Psalter - the FIRST KJV printed with the popular GENEVA notes - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1649 Complete SCARCE quarto King James Bible with Tables and Psalter - the FIRST KJV printed with the popular GENEVA notes
Size: quarto 9" x 7" x 2.5" 
 Publisher: Company of Stationers, London
overall VERY GOOD condition

Price: $1,500.00

1649 complete SCARCE King James quarto Bible in an overall VERY GOOD and rebound condition. KJV WITH GENEVA notes and Junius' Annotations on Revelation. The edition closely imitates the favorite quarto Geneva Bible (Herbert #620). The King James translation was pushed by the Church of England to replace the Geneva Bible which was very popular among the English language groups. This was the FIRST Authorized/King James version Bible to include the extensive in-text Geneva notes!
"The Holy Bible.....With most profitable Annotations...... Which notes have never before been set forth with this new Translation: But are now placed in due order with great care and industrie." SCARCE. All decorative titles present. Decorative capitals. With Tables and Metrical Psalms at rear latter complete except for third loss to one repaired page and possibly some Prayers at end. Apocrypha not called for in this edition. With Junius, Annotations on Revelation. In general appearance this edition closely imitates the favorite quarto Geneva Bible. Roman font in double columns with extensive side and foot notes.
This QUARTO sized  Bible is in an overall VERY GOOD condition.  Full calf recently repacked with remains of the original back strip laid down. Small loss of leather, corners repaired, rubbed and refurbished with new headbands. Front endpapers with with loss and 19th. Cent. ink ownership inscriptions and details of family history. First pages repaired. Prelims repaired with slight loss and contemporary part page laid down to rear of Dedication page possibly affecting some text.. General title laid down and repaired with losses to woodcut decorative image. Repairs to a few other pages. Margins reduced affecting some running headlines but mainly ok. Pages browned and soiled in areas with a few darker marks and some ink underlining and a few ink notations to text. Three pages in Joshua with corner loss affecting a few verses. One page Colossians ragged at fore-edge with slight loss of marginal notes.
A special King James Bible with Geneva notes!
 
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