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Original 16thc English Bible Leaf (page) 1568

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Original 16thc English Bible Leaf (page) 1568 Original 16thc English Bible Leaf (page) 1568


This is an Original leaf (page) from 'THE HOLY BIBLE (Geneva Translation)', printed by John Crispin in Geneva, Switzerland in 1568. Small-quarto size: 5 1/4' by 8 1/4'. Black Letter English language text arranged in double columns with Roman Letter sidenotes; ruled in Red. This particular leaf is from the Book of Ezekiel. Nice Condition, w/some minor 'foxing'; otherwise, o.k. ...Attractive edition of the influential Geneva translation so widely read in England. The translation was the work of reformers who had fled to Geneva, Switzerland to escape persecution in England during the reign of Queen Mary, and was highly influential for a hundred years, the 'textus receptus' for Puritan England. In competition with the Bishops' Bible and later the Authorized Edition, the Geneva version appeared nonetheless in 140 distinct editions between 1560 and 1640. This Leaf is from the SECOND edition of the Geneva 'Breeches' Bible. A Really Attractive & Collectible Bible Leaf, today 440 years old! Low beginning bid! Buyer pays $2.95S&H, extra for postage outside the U.S. ***Please see scan. I am showing both sides of the leaf. It is a REALLY Nice 16th century Bible leaf! ***PLEASE NOTE: I now accept ONLY PayPal! No check or money orders! By the end of October, ALL Sellers will be required by eBay to accept only PayPal! This is eBay's doing and Not mine! 


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