John1.1 (2)

Geneva – 1607 folio – JOHN 1 Title + LUKE 28


”The Word Became Flesh”


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JOHN 1:1-21 Title. “The Word Became Flesh” + LUKE 28:22-53 “Jesus’s Ascension into Heaven”. The Geneva Bible. Printed in London by Robert Barker, 1607. Folio, 12.25″ x 8.5″. Herbert 289. Ruled-in-Red. Printed on fine linen rag. Large inhabited woodcut. EXCELLENT+ condition (see pics). The opening proem in John’s Gospel (1:1-18) is the locus classicus for orthodox christology, while Jesus’s ascension in Acts 28 is the standard expectation of Christians awaiting Jesus’ return in glory. Theological bookedends, so to speak. COA on premium “gold leaf” paper w. gold seal.

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Geneva / 1607 folio




8.4" x 6"