Thu, 26th Aug 2021 9:30

Fine Art, Antiques & Asian Art

 
  Lot 400
 

An early 17th century Geneva Bible (Breeches Bible), imprinted at London by Robert Barker, Printer to the Queenes most excellent Majestie, 1603, with later additions 'Two Right profitable and Fruitfiull Concordances...Imprinted at London by Robert Barker, Printer to the Queenes most excellent Majestie', ' The Whole Book of Psalms, collected into English meetre by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins... Printed by John Windet for the Assignes of Richard Daye 1603', with ink inscribed inscriptions throughout, the family tree of John & Sarah Baker of St Ives 1811 inscribed on the interior boards, bound in leather with blind tooled decoration and brass mounts

Private collection (deceased Surrey estate).

Sold for £300


Condition Report

The Bible has damage to the binding and the spine has split internally the pages are generally dog eared and I can see the frontispiece is missing.

For a general idea of the condition please see the images.

 

An early 17th century Geneva Bible (Breeches Bible), imprinted at London by Robert Barker, Printer to the Queenes most excellent Majestie, 1603, with later additions 'Two Right profitable and Fruitfiull Concordances...Imprinted at London by Robert Barker, Printer to the Queenes most excellent Majestie', ' The Whole Book of Psalms, collected into English meetre by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins... Printed by John Windet for the Assignes of Richard Daye 1603', with ink inscribed inscriptions throughout, the family tree of John & Sarah Baker of St Ives 1811 inscribed on the interior boards, bound in leather with blind tooled decoration and brass mounts

Private collection (deceased Surrey estate).

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