Two 1599 Geneva BIble Leaves (Mark 13, Rapture Passage)
Title: Two 1599 Geneva BIble Leaves (Mark 13, Rapture Passage)
Description: These are 1599 Geneva Bible leaves printed by Christopher Barker. You will receive (2) Mark 13 leaves and these leaves will come with a Certificate of authenticity.
These leaves have 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".
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.