1 THESSALONIANS 1:9-5:28 (nearly complete book). “Concerning Love and the Parousia” (Eng. trans. 4:9-18) + 2 THESSALONIANS 1:1-2:3, title. Printed in Venice by Johann Herbort, April 30, 1484. Goff B580. 7 Handpainted Capitals in Red and Blue (2 huge)! FINE condition. Light stain and repair to cut to inner corner; darker spot/smudge to center (see pics). Text reminds us that Christ’s promised “parousia” (Gk: “appearing”) is in the context of Christ’s love for us, through us, and his promise to bring us to eternal life with him. 1 Thessalonians is the earliest NT document, written c.50-52.