Geneva – 1557 – ACTS 10-11


”Judge of Quick and Dead”


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ACTS 10:42-11:13. “Judge of Quick and Dead” (10:42). New Testament, printed in Geneva by Conrad Badius, 1577. Trans, ed., by William Whittingham. V. Rare. FIRST New Testament by the Reformed refugees from Queen Mary Tudor’s “bloody” reign, now residing in Geneva. FIRST English NT to use verses (following Stephanus’ 1551 Greek NT). Octavo, 4.8″ x 3.5″. Reference: Herbert 106. Linen-rag paper. Ruled-in-Red. FINE condition overall; edges browned and soiled, small clip to outer upper corner, without loss of text or notes (see pics). Text proclaims Christ as the coming “judge of the living and the dead” (10.42). Included: a true photographic facsimile of an original title page, recto (not a Bagster re-created facsimile). COA on “gold leaf” premium paper with signature and gold seal. Includes: two essays on the 1557 New Testament and on the Geneva Bible, showing their textual relationship to previous Greek and English editions. Original Leaf, Title (in facsimile), and COA set in a museum-quality Trifold Portfolio.

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Bible / Date

Geneva / 1576




10" x 7"