1599 Quarto Geneva Bible Leaf (John 3:16)
Title: 1599 Quarto Geneva Bible Leaf (John 3:16)
Description: 1599 Geneva Bible Leaf of John 3:16, printed by Christopher Barker.
This leaf has an interesting story: Up Until The 19th Century, men went around unhorse drawn carts collecting bones and rags (cloth). the bones were used to make glue and the rags (cloth) were used to make pages much as wood pulp is used today. They earned the nickname "rag and bone men".
Publisher: Deputies of Christopher Barker, Londo
About Bible: [Geneva Bible], "The Bible, that is, the Holy Scriptures, conteined in the Olde and Newe Testament translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best tranflations in diuers languages ; with moft profitable annotations vpon all the hard places, and other things of great importance. Imprinted at London by the Deputies of Christopher Barker ... 1599" Double columns. Marginal references. ROMAN letter. Geneva version.
Famous Verse: John 3:16 - For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Size: quarto 9.5 x 7.5 and will come with a certificate of authenticity.
Condition: This leaf is in good antiquarian condition with some soiling/browning.