MATTHEW 1:1-2:16. Title. “The Birth of Christ”. The Geneva Bible. Printed in London by Christopher Barker, 1581 (close reprint of the 1580 ed which set the standard for most Bibles of this size). Herbert 170. FINE+ condition. A bit toned about the edges; margins slightly shaved not into text or notes. COA on premium “gold leaf” paper w. gold seal. First leaf of the NT, usually torn or missing.