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1601 Geneva Bible
Geneva Version; with Tomson's NT. A close reprint of the 1587 Geneva, Herbert #194. The last leaf of the Apocrypha is numbered 187. Junius Revelation (1600) inserted after the text.
One of the rarest Geneva Bibles has come to the market place. The extraordinary uniqueness of the book is made evident in two Revelations being bound in sequence. (1) Tomson's and (2) Junius' Translation.
David Daniels, an outstanding academic authority on the transmission of the Bible, refers to Junius' translation of Revelation "probably the most influential commentary on Revelation ever in English. The Bible In English, Yale University Press 2003.
This exceptionally rare Geneva Bible is a must for any antique Bible collector.
The Geneva Bible was the most popular Scripture for the Protestant Church for nearly 100 years: from 1560, the first printing, to the last printing in 1640, the Geneva Bible was the Bible for the Christian community. In 1642 the King James text was printed with Geneva notes. That variant continued well into the 18th century.
Item # ESG1601
Appraisal Value: $20,000
Sale Price: $4,995