The Holy Bible (1613) [TRUE FIRST STATE OF THE FIRST BLACK-LETTER QUARTO EDITION OF KJV] [BOUND WITH] The Genealogies Recorded in The Sacred Scriptures, According to every Family and Tribe [BOUND WITH] Two right profitable and fruitfull Concordances, or large and ample Tables Alphabeticall. The first containing the interpretation of the Hebrew, Caldean, Greek, and Latine words, and names scatteringly dispersed throughout the whole Bible, with their common places following every of them. And the second comprehending all such other principall words and matters, as concerne the sense and meaning of the Scriptures, or direct unto any necessary and good instruction. Collected by R. F. H. (1615) [BOUND WITH] The Whole Booke of Psalms. Collected i

Speed, John; Robert F. Herrey

Published by Robert Barker, London, 1613
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Quarto. Various pagination. Contemporary blind-tooled full calf. Decorative head-, tailpieces and initials. - The Holy Bible (1613). Unpaginated. Decorative head-, tailpieces, and initials. Engraved title page (New Testament) dated 1613, within historiated woodcut borders depicting the 12 tribes of Israel, and the twelve Apostles. True first black-letter quarto edition of King James' version (1613), lacking the general title, but showing all the points of the first edition as listed in Darlow & Moule #250 (Vol. I, page 142), and Herbert 3-23.: Genesis X:16, Emorite; Ruth III:15, he; Both titles (in our case, the NT title) omit the word 'Appointed;' O. T. ends on Ss6 a, verso blank; Apocrypha ends on Eee 2 b; N. T. (with title within border, verso blank) ends on Sss 8 a, with colophon dated 1613, verso blank. Text in two columns, in gothic script. Our copy is lacking the preliminary leaves (General title, dedication, preface, and list of books). Lower corner of the first leaf featuring the 'Booke of Psalms' torn, thus affecting lettering. Moderate age-toning throughout. Interior in overall good condition.[BOUND WITH]:- John Speed's "The Genealogies Recorded in The Sacred Scriptures, According to every Family and Tribe, with the Line of our Saviour Jesus Christ." (ND). [2] (Title, and foreword: 'To the Christian Reader'), 34pp (Genealogical charts). Decorative initial. The striking 34 charts featured in this work give a visual representation to genealogies recorded in the Bible, beginning with the descendants of Adam and Eve. Originally published in 1611, this book became very popular, and by 1640, there was no less than 33 editions of it already published. Unfortunately, this copy is lacking the double-page map of Canaan. Pages partly disbound, but still attached. Clear water-staining along upper gutter. Interior in overall fair to good- condition.- Robert F. Herrey's "Two right profitable and fruitfull Concordances" (1615). Unpaginated. [164]pp. Herrey's, concordance originaly published in 1578 was bound with the Geneva Bible. The concordance sets forward three purposes. One purpose seems to set the prooftext goal of his and all later concordances: "I have likewise by themselves placed all, and as many proper and useful English words, as are contained in the same Bible, conducing to the finding out of the most fittest sentences, and best common places, tending to the proving or verifying of any article and doctrine, concerning our Christian faith and Religion, or belonging to any other godly or necessary instruction: so as if thou would understand what is to be learned in the Scriptures touching God or his power, his wisdom, or his love, his mercy, or his truth, his justice, his promises, his plagues, or his punishments." Herrey then appends a long list of who can benefit by understanding various doctrines and ideas. Book ending with colophon 1615. Contemporary previous owner's inscription at verso of title page. Fore-edge of pages trimmed, thus partly affecting lettering. Minor age-toning along paper margin. Interior in overall good condition.- "The Whole Booke of Psalms" (1619). [8], 91, [9]pp. Title vignette with the imprint 'Company of Stationers, 1619.' All Psalms present with the musical bars, just missing the last leaf of Prayers. Some age-toning along paper margin. Interior in overall good condition.Binding darkened. Head and tail of spine chipped. Covers detached but present. Binding in overall poor condition. Bookseller Inventory # 39772

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Title: The Holy Bible (1613) [TRUE FIRST STATE OF ...

Publisher: Robert Barker, London

Publication Date: 1613

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:poor to good

Edition: First black-letter quarto edition.

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