1630 Complete FIRST Cambridge quarto King James Bible with Speeds Genealogies, Apocrypha and Concordance in a beautiful binding - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1630 Complete FIRST Cambridge quarto King James Bible with Speeds Genealogies, Apocrypha and Concordance in a beautiful binding
Size: 9" x 7" x 3" (Quarto.) 
Publisher: Thomas Buck and Roger Daniel, University of Cambridge
close to EXCELLENT condition

Price: $1,950.00

Highly desirable and exceptional quality FIRST QUARTO edition KJV Bible printed in Cambridge!
1630 complete King James (first ever black letter) quarto Bible printed at the University of Cambridge in an overall PRISTINE and close to EXCELLENT and antiquarian quality and style professionally rebound condition, bound together with a complete edition of Speed's Genealogies,  the Apocrypha and a Concordance. Gorgeously bound in blind-stamped leather covers and a spine with the texts "Holy Bible" and "1630" printed in gold letters on the spine. The Bible text is printed in double columns in Black letter font.
Starts with the  illustrated genealogies (by John Speed. with title page) followed by the Old Testament (with gorgeous detailed woodcut title and prelims), Apocrypha, New Testament (with title 1630), and 'a briefe concordance' (1630 title) with various woodcuts, colophons and decorated first chapter initials.
Title: "The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament, and the New: Newly tranflated out of the originall Tongues: And with the former tranflations diligently compared and revifed, By his Majefties fpeciall commandement, Appointed to be read in Churches. Printed by Tho: Buck & Roger Daniel, printers to the Univerfity of Cambridge"
The general title is an amazing woodcut showing Moses (with 10 commandments) and David (with harp) as well angels around the name of the Lord and depictions of the last supper and the four evangelists.
This QUARTO sized  Bible is in an overall close to EXCELLENT condition.  The binding is professionally re-done. Overall exceptional clean pages with decent to large margins (all headers etc present). Red ruled throughout. Bible itself complete in every aspect. The general title is re-laid. See the many pictures.
An absolutely beautiful Cambridge quarto sized King James Bible!
  
 
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