An attractive early King James Bible (OT & Apocrypha & NT) ... With black letter text throughout.... With title pages dated 1639. ... Very good preserved condition for age !!!
The Bible is 100% complete (except for two leaves missing in the apocrypha)
The book is bound in the following order :
1. Holy Bible, complete (except for two leaves in Apocrypha: 2 Maccabees 2-6.) All extant leaves entire and intact. With good crisp leaves. And good margins. Only a little sporadic marking / staining commensurate with age. A couple of leaves in luke's gospel have scrawl marks.
2. Book of Psalmes. Dated 1639 by Companie of Stationers. Black letter text with music score. Leaves good and crisp though last half dozen are edge chipped and stained. Psalter complete though may be missing last leaf of prayers at conclusion. Last have dozen leaves are edge chipped.
The binding is a very nice original darkest brown full calf recently nicely rebacked One original metal corner and clasps are missing. With new red title label and new end papers. Page edges generally a little uneven though this does not detract from this impressive Bible.