1619 VINTAGE complete Quarto King James Bible, with Apocrypha,
Concordances, Psalms and Genealogies
Size: quarto 9 x 7 x 3.25"
Publisher: Bonham Norton and John
VERY GOOD condition
Rebound in antiquarian quality - a
truly COMPLETE - VERY EARLY - quarto black letter edition of
the King James Holy Bible, loaded with all the extra books:
Apocrypha, Speed's genealogies, extensive tables/concordances and a
(rare complete) Psalter, all in fabulous quality binding! This is
A vintage COMPLETE (!!)
King James 1619 Bible, beautifully well preserved over almost 4
centuries in Roman font, printed in 2 columns. Title: "The
Holy Bible, containing the
Old Teftament, and the New: Newly Tranflated out of the Originall
Tongues: And with the former tranflations diligently compared and revifed, By his Majefties fpeciall commandement, Imprinted at London
By Bonham Norton and John Bill, Printesr to the Kings moft Excellent Maieftie.
M.DC.XIX." Both this general title page as the New Testament
title page (dated 1619) 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 Bible is COMPLETE, including all preliminary leaves
(title page, dedication, preface, list of books).
It also has the complete (34 page)
genealogies with separate title page, the complete Apocrypha, the
(very extensive) Concordances (with title page) and the "Booke of Psalmes" (with title
page, "Company of Stationers, 1619", with musical bars
(all Psalms present).
So a total of FIVE (!!) title pages. Various
decorated first chapter capitals, colophons and other engravings.
Astoundingly rebound in the best
possible quality and craftsmanship!
This QUARTO sized King James Bible is in
an overall VERY GOOD+ condition. Complete Bible
with all title pages. This Bible has clearly been very well cared for
and is remarkable pristine condition. The binding is in excellent
condition. AMAZING paper quality! The (cotton based) paper is
remarkable crisp, clean, no tears, no rips. Nice, clean and wide margins around all text.
Small cut in the corner of Genesis 1. Occasional cutting into the
upper headers. A section of 1 Kings 5 - II kings 18 is misbound at 1
Kings 14. Few rough edges and smaller repairs in the front and in the back
(see pictures below)