1613 First Black Letter Edition King James (RARE) HE Bible with Apocrypha, Concordances, and musical Psalter, in beautiful leather binding - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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1613 First Black Letter Edition  King James (RARE) HE Bible with Apocrypha, Concordances, and musical Psalter, in beautiful leather binding
 
Size: quarto 8.5 x 6.75 x 3
 Publisher: Robert Barker, London
VERY GOOD condition

Price: $3,850.00

A vintage quarto King James 1613 'He' Bible in a WELL PRESERVED, gorgeously rebound condition. Beautifully well preserved over almost 4 centuries - one of the first King James Bibles printed with still some of the first edition (of 1611) printing errors, including the famous misprint in Ruth 3:15 ("... and he went into the city" instead of she, see also one of the pictures below). This is also the FIRST black letter quarto edition of the KJV ever printed. Title: "The Holy Bible, containing the Old Teftament, and the New: Newly Tranflated out of the Original Tongues: And with the former translations diligently compared and revifed, By his Majefties fpeciall commandement, Imprinted at London By Robert Barker, Printer to the Kings moft Excellent Maieftie. ANNO 1613."
Rare First Quarto 'HE' (much rarer that the 'SHE' version) Edition. Both the general title (as facsimile) and the New Testament title are present, printed within decorative woodcut borders, all prelims are present, Apocrypha present, double column black letter text, both titles & the colophon also dated 1613. Also bound with the full extensive two-table Concordance and a COMPLETE musical/metrical Psalter.
A close reprint of the folio edition of 1611, with the following edition points: Genesis X-16 'Emorite'; Ruth III-15 'he went'. Both titles omit the words 'Appointed'. (Herbert 323, bound with the Concordances). The second stated issue point has earned this historic edition of the King James the unofficial title of the 'HE BIBLE'.
High quality rebound in period dark blind-stamped leather.
This QUARTO sized King James Bible is in an overall VERY GOOD condition. Bible has all titles (General Title is provided as high quality matching facsimile) and prelims. Text all complete except for lacking one page in Luke (chapter 4 and part of chapter 5). 1615 (with title) Concordance (lacks last pages and has some top margins cut). Complete Psalter with prayers (rare).  High quality/very professionally rebacked. Pages overall quite clean and crisp. Some typical smaller  damages throughout. Light foxing and soiling throughout..
A RARE and beautiful 1613 HE King James Bible!
 
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