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1597/1598 Geneva Bible
The New Testament is dated 1597 an the colophon 1598. The headpiece on the New Testament title page differs. With Junius' Revelation 1594 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 # G159897ES
Appraisal Value: $20,000
Sale Price: SOLD!