1611 gorgeous folio COMPLETE illustrated Geneva Bible, with Book of Common Prayer, Apocrypha, Concordances and musical Psalter - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1611 gorgeous folio COMPLETE illustrated Geneva Bible, with Book of Common Prayer, Apocrypha, Concordances and musical Psalter
Size: folio-size - 12.5" x 9" x 3"
 Publisher: Robert Barker, London
VERY GOOD  condition

Price: $3,750.00

This is a well preserved and very rare and folio-sized Geneva Holy Bible, printed by the renowned Robert Barker, in London in 1611. Excellent binding with period style brown leather covers and spine, red labeled in gold letters: "Holy Bible".
  This Geneva Bible or also called Breeches Bible is COMPLETE with all title pages, the famous extensive commentaries by the early reformers, and a complete series of the sought-after Geneva engravings with additionally the complete Prayer Book and metric Psalter
This Bible contains FIVE sections bound together: the Common Book of Prayer (lacks title, start with calendar), the complete Bible (Old and New Testament, with all titles and prelims etc, the Apocrypha, the Concordances (the two tables) and the Whole Book of Psalms (Psalter, with musical bars, complete including even the index page - very rare!). Including a total of THREE title pages:  the general title to the Bible ("The Bible, That is, the Holy Scriptures contained in the Old and New Teftament") and the title pages to the New Testament (translated out of the Greeke by Theod. Beza. ... 1611") and the Psalter ("the Whole Booke of Psalmes ... 1609").
ALL sections are complete in every aspect, including titles, prelims, illustrations and colophons.
 Next to the first page of Genesis is a full page engraving of the Garden of Eden with the Tree of Life". Various smaller engravings (the complete famous Geneva set of illustrations and maps) throughout. Beautifully decorated chapter initials (very large initials for the first chapter of every book).  Many pictures included!
This folio sized Geneva Bible is in an overall VERY GOOD and DAILY USABLE condition. Complete Bible text with all title pages and prelims. Some repairs/small damages on the first pages of the Prayer Book. The binding is in a solid condition.  The (cotton based) paper is crisp, clean, and only minor aging. Some occasional light discoloring. Full and wide margins.
A SPECIAL historical Geneva illustrated folio Bible!
 
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