1649 Exquisite SPECIAL quarto King James Bible with Genealogies with MAP, Apocrypha, Tables and Psalter - the FIRST KJV printed with GENEVA notes - sublime binding with clasps - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles
1649 Exquisite SPECIAL quarto King James Bible with Genealogies with
MAP, Apocrypha, Tables and Psalter
- the FIRST KJV printed with GENEVA notes - sublime binding with
Size: quarto 9" x 7" x 2.5"
Publisher: Company of Stationers, London
VERY GOOD+ condition
1649 exquisite, COMPLETE and
James quarto Bible in an overall VERY GOOD+ and high quality 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." All decorative titles present.
Decorative capitals. Roman font in double columns with extensive side and foot
1. John Speed's GENEALOGIES
(lacks title page)
2. DOUBLE PAGE MAP of THE HOLY LAND
3. HOLY BIBLE (OT & APOCRYPHA & NT)
4. TWO RIGHT PROFITABLE CONCORDANCES
5. CONCORDANCE by CLEMENT COTTON
6. THE BOOK of PSALMS (Title Page Dated 1649. Ends on Psalm 139)
THE BINDING is a SUPERB 1912 DATED FULL PATTERNED BROWN
BRONZE/LEATHER by ZAEHNSDORF !!! VERY FIRM EXTERNALLY & INTERNALLY.
VERY GOOD CLASPS !!!
Front paste down has a neat early 20th century note lightly pasted
on telling of provenance.
This QUARTO sized Bible is
in an overall VERY GOOD+ condition. BIBLE TEXT is GOOD and
LEGIBLE WITH INTACT LEAVES (though with general age toning and
edge thumbing commensurate with age - as seen in pictures) AND
GENERALLY GOOD MARGINS (though top headers are occasionally
cropped.). Main Title Page Present and INSERTED at THE BEGINNING of
THE ENTIRE WORK. Margins somewhat dulled and a little corner edge
worn. New Testament Title lacks. THE APOCRYPHA TEXT (which is NOT
STANDARD in this edition) has been imported from the
1666/8 "Preaching Bible." This edition is renowned for its very