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    [Bible in English]. The Bible, Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best translations in divers languages... London: Christopher Barker, 1583. [Together with:] The Newe Testament of Our Lord Jesus Christ, conferred diligently with the Greeke, and best approved translation in divers languages. London: Christopher Barker, 1583. Geneva Bible, Tomson version. Folio (15.75 x 10.25 inches; 394 x 268 mm.). A3-A6, B1-B5, C1-C6, D1-D3, 532, [i], 147 fols. Black letter text in double-columns. Illustrated throughout with woodcuts. With the Psalms and Apocrypha, and their woodcut title-pages reckoned within pagination. Title-page for the Newe Testament with woodcut map of the Holy Land on verso. Lacking the front and rear blanks, and the title-page is supplied in facsimile. Contemporary calf, since restored; boards decoratively paneled in black, spine tooled in blind, with brown gilt morocco lettering label. With brass central and cornerpieces on boards. Possibly later marbled endleaves. Binding worn; joints cracking; hinges cracked; leaf A3 with small hole in center of text; text thumbsoiled throughout. Fols. 28, 48-52, 55-71, 102-113, 131-147 in Newe Testament with restoration at upper corners, with some loss (fols. 131-147 remargined, with significant loss to fols. 136-147). Previous owner's embossed stamp to final binder's blank; bookplate on front pastedown. Very good. Herbert 178.

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