Geneva – 1612 – MATTHEW 1-3 Title


”The Birth of Jesus”


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MATTHEW 1:1-3:7. Title. “The Birth of Jesus – Emmanuel”. The Geneva Bible, folio ed., 12.25″ x 8.5″. Printed in London by Robert Barker, NT Title 1611, Colophon d. 1612. Reference: Herbert 312.  A reprint of the 1607 folio ed. but with different pagination. FINE condition; older repairs to inner and lower margins (see pics). Ruled-in-Red. This, the first page in the New Testament, recounts Jesus’ birth via a genealogy from Abraham to Joseph and Mary. Includes a premium COA (8.5″ x 11″) on premium “gold leaf” paper w. gold seal. Leaf sets in a larger museum-quality Bifold Portfolio with archival sleeves.

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Bible / Date

Geneva / 1612




12.25" x 8.5"


New Testament

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