The RAREST and FIRST King James
quarto Bible printed !
Vintage COMPLETE (!!) King James
1612 'She' Bible in a VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE condition.
Beautifully well preserved over 4 centuries - the second King James Bible
ever printed (only second to the 1611 folio KJV) with still some of
the first edition (of 1611) printing errors, including 'Emorite'
in Genesis 10:16 (instead of Amorite). The is the SHE variant (in
Ruth 3:15 - and is by many considered to be more rare than the 'HEE'
printing of the same edtion).
The general title (present in a
high quality old facsimile) has a similar
design as the 1611 first edition folio (this is the only quarto that
has that title) showing the Apostles on the top, Moses and Aaron on
each side of the text block and Luke and John at the bottom. Title: "The
Holy Bible, conteyning the Old Teftament, and the New: Newly
Tranflated out of the Originall tongues: & with the former
tranflations diligently compared and revifed, by his Majefties
fpeciall commandement, Appointed to be read om Churches. Imprinted at London By Robert Barker, Printer
to the Kings moft Excellent Maieftie. ANNO 1612."
Start with a RARE COMPLETE
1613 Book of Common Prayer - including the red/black title page.
The Bible's general title (facs) and New
Testament titles present, double column Roman letter text, both
titles & the colophon also dated 1612. ALL
prelims and colophon's present - the Bible is COMPLETE in every
It also has the famous and well
sought after, complete (34 page, with title page) Speed's genealogies, tracing Christ
back to Adam "with the Line of our Sauiour Jesvs Christ obferued
from Adam to the bleffed Virgin MARY") complete with the rare
double paged 'Map of Canaan'. At the end of the Bible itself is a
(VERY RARE AS IT IS COMPLETE) "Booke of Psalms" (with
title page, 1614), with musical bars, ALL Psalms and Hymns and
Prayer present - ends with table.
This QUARTO sized King James Bible is in
an overall VERY GOOD+ and DAILY USABLE condition. Has the 1612
Title page, but it is possible and listing as a very old facs (as it
is slightly different but possibly an original title page). The
(cotton based) paper is remarkable crisp, clean, some rough edges
and few small damages. Bible has hardly (if at all) been trimmed and
has full and wide margins. Contains also a COMPLETE Psalms in the
rear, title page dated 1614 with dated colophon 1614 repair to last
page. An extremely beautiful Bible, bound in the original boards,
with a later reback well done. Very fine central arabesque design to
the original boards, very fine paper, a very VERY Rare Bible. .
A VERY RARE historical 1612 SHE King