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William Whittingham; Anthony Gilby; Thomas Sampson; Laurence Tomson; Thomas Sternhold; Christopher Barker
|Notes:||ABS copy wants title page, preliminary matters, and Genesis 1-5:6. Imprint information from title page of New Testament.
The Holy Bible in English, including the O.T. Apocrypha.
The Geneva Bible, translated by W. Whittingham, A. Gilby, Th. Sampson et al.; the N.T. was revised by L. Tomson.
ABS copy: rebound in vellum. White end papers. Red edge. Title in gold on spine. Many pages torn, especially in Genesis. Water stains.
ABS copy bound together with: The Whole Booke of Psalmes, Collected into English meeter by Thomas Sternhold ... London. Printed by Iohn Windet, for the Assignes of Richard Day. 1595.
Text printed in black letter, double column, verse form; verse nos. indented in matching type. Title centered at top of left page, chapter no. at top of right page, with running heads, all between rules. Chapter summaries in italics. References and notes in margins. Engraved initials indented over 6-9 lines at the beginning of books and bold-face type initials indented over 2 lines at the beginning of chapters. Headpieces; tailpieces at the end of Job, Malachi, 2 Maccabees, and Tables.
Includes: Genesis 5:7-Malachi; Apocrypha; "The Printer to the diligent Reader"; "The Description of the Holy land ... "; New Testament (first group of pages); "A Briefe Table of the Interpretation of the proper names ... "; "A Table of the Principall things ..." (second group); "A Treatise made by Athanasius the great ... "; Hymns (third group); metrical Psalms (fourth group).
Numbers 121-126 omitted in foliation.
The New Testament has special title page within ornamental border with title: The Newe Testament of Ovr Lord Iesvs Christ / translated ovt of Greeke by Theod. Beza ... Englished by L. Tomson.
United Bible Societies language: English.
|Description:||leaves 7-626, [8, 8], 146 leaves : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm|