1597 Geneva BIBLE Old & New Testament Apocrypha Grashop Bible Chart Puritans. Century Geneva Bible compete with Old and New Testaments, the Apocrypha, Grashops Bible Chart, and The Address to the Christian Reader. The Geneva version was translated into English by William Whittingham, Anthony Gilby, and Thomas Sampson. This 1597 printing is a near word-for-word reprint of the 1586 and 1588 Geneva versions.
It is printed in double-column, black letter type with verse numbers (The Geneva Bible was the first English Bible to use verse numbers). Each page is filled with references and notes in the margins.
Even after the 1611 King James English Bible was published, the Geneva Bible would still be popular edition of the Puritans into the mid-17. The Church of England did not recognize the Geneva Bible as canon and thus had no official status in the English Church; however, all readers of the Geneva Bible were given aid in understanding scripture through the help of T. Grashops Bible Chart which advises the reader on how to approach the biblical text.
The Bible : translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best translations in diuers Languages ; with most profitable Annotations vpon all the hard places, and other things of great importance, as may appeare in the Epistle to the Reader ; and also a most profitable Concordance for the readie finding out of any thing in the same conteined. Imprinted at London : by the Deputies of Christopher Barker, Printer to the Queenes most excellent Maiestie, 1597, . Collation: 554 leaves; BIBLICAL TEXT IS COMPLETE. Title page, prelims, endpapers, and concordance. New testament has special title page with date.
Binding: Beautiful modern leather with marbled boards. References: Darlow & Moule 234. 9in X 6.5in (24cm x 16.5cm). The item "1597 Geneva BIBLE Old & New Testament Apocrypha Grashop Bible Chart Puritans" is in sale since Thursday, September 7, 2017.This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "schilb_antiquarian_books" and is located in Columbia, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.