The Bible : that is, the Holy Scriptures conteined in the Old and New Testament ...

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Accession number: 
PML 17197.1
Uniform title: 
Bible. English. Geneva. 1639.
Published: 
Imprinted at London : By the deputies of Christopher Barker ..., 1599 [i.e. Amsterdam : J.F. Stam, 1639]
Credit: 
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1910.
Description: 
[4], 190, 127, [1], 121, [11] leaves : ill. ; 24 cm
Notes: 

"Another edition of Tomson's Genevan Bible of 1587, with the annotations of F. Junius added. Without Apocrypha." Cf. BLC, v. 28, p. 373.
Imprint correction from STC (2nd ed.), 2179.
Printed for English use in the Low countries.
Double columns, with commentary in margins.
"The order of time ... ": verso of leaf preceding Revelation.
N.T. has separate t.p.: The New Testament of Our Lord Jesus Christ / translated out of the Greeke by Theod. Beza, with briefe summaries and expositions upon the hard places by the said authour, Ioac. Camer. and P. Loseler. Villerius ; Englished by L. Tomson ; together with the annotations of Fr. Iunius upon the Revelation of S. Iohn. Imprinted at London : by the deputies of Christopher Barker ..., 1599.
Added t.p. and t.p. to N.T. have McKerrow & Ferguson border Appendix 6, Holland copy of no. 230.
Includes Downame's concordance, n.d.
Library copy perfect, has the blank leaf after second leaf 127 (end of Prophets).

Binding: 
17th-century English embroidered binding by Anne Cornwallis Leigh (1612-1684) ca. 1640, depicting Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden on the upper cover, and Christ presenting a flower to Mary on the rear cover.
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Inscription on front pastedown: "Anne Cornwaleys Wrought me / now shee is called Anne Leigh".

Provenance: 
Tessie Wynn Freer, gift inscription from her Mother (front pastedown); Pierpont Morgan, purchased from Pearson, 1910.
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