BIBLE, English. The Bible.Translated according to the Ebrew and Greek, and conferred with the best translations in diuers languages. London: Christopher Barker, 1583. Geneva version. Folio, 404 x 274 mm., early nineteenth-century russia, rebacked, worn, lacks first blank leaf A1, NT A3 with slight loss at upper outer corner, catching two words of headline and numeral, slight marginal repair, NT X4 torn and repaired with a marginal patch, blank corner lost from B5, Eeee 1 (Apocrypha title) with small patch and a repaired tear in the lower margin, occasional minor soiling, a few headlines just cropped. Black letter, double column, title printed in red and black within ornamental woodcut border; almanack, calendar and "names and order" page printed in red and black, full-page woodcut of the Creation, smaller text woodcuts and ornamental initials. STC 2136; Herbert 178.
Provenance: Herbert Watney, M.D., nineteenth-century bookplate.