1613 Astounding Complete Quarto KJV Bible, in Roman font with Apocrypha and Speed's Genealogies with the double page map of Canaan - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1613 Astounding Complete Quarto KJV Bible, in Roman font with Apocrypha and Speed's Genealogies with the double page map of Canaan
Size: quarto 9 x 7 x 3" 
Publisher: Robert Barker, London
VERY GOOD  condition
Bible is SOLD
A truly ASTOUNDING COMPLETE King James 1613 Roman Font Holy Bible
Beautifully well preserved over almost 4 centuries -  King James Bibles printed with the 'she' text in Ruth 3:15 ("... and she went into the city" ). This is also one of the very FEW Roman Font early quarto editions of the KJV.
It is all complete with nice margins and drawn borders around the text. Both the General Title and the New Testament title page (both dated 1613) are 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 including all preliminary leaves (dedication, preface, list of books).
It also has the complete Apocrypha. Ends with colophon 1613. Various decorated first chapter capitals, colophons and other engravings.
Also bound with an incomplete John Speed's Genealogies from Adam to Christ (lakcing 5 or 6 leaves) but WITH the DOUBLE PAGE map of CANAAN!
This is Herbert's 324 (from the Historical Catalogue of Printed Bibles) and it includes the 'S Suke' (in stead of S Luke) misprint on page A2 - Luke chapter X)
This QUARTO sized King James Bible is in an overall VERY GOOD  condition. Roman type, text in double columns, 57 lines to the full column, within ruled borders, enclosed inner and outer margins for printed side-notes, general and New Testament titles in heart-shaped centers within the same woodcut border, woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces; COMPLETE, moderate browning and staining, most pronounced in first two quires of OT, and in NT, expert repairs to tears on both titles, a few short tears slightly affecting text (most repaired), hole on Bb6 costing a word or two. Bound with: Speed's Genealogies (imperfect, but has the map of Canaan). Nineteenth-century divinity calf, marbled endpapers, edges stained red; covers scuffed, upper joint dry and cracking, upper hinge cracked.
 
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