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Geneva – 1576 – ISAIAH 1 + SONG OF SOLOMON 5-8


“Love is Strong as Death”


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ISAIAH 1:1-3 Title + SONG OF SOLOMON 5:13-8:14. “Love is strong as death” (S.S. 8:5). Printed in London by Christopher Barker, 1576. First folio edition printed in England. Herbert 144b. FINE condition, minor blotches (see pics). Small folio, 10.25″ x 6.75″. Medium woodcut initial “A”. This title leaf of the most important of Israel’s prophets (Isaiah) includes the famous “wedding” verse from the Song of Solomon (8:5) suggesting that God’s love for his people is stronger than death — as demonstrated later on in Jesus’s resurrection.

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Bible / Date

Geneva / 1576




10" x 7"