John1 (3)

King James “He” – 1611 – JOHN 1 Title


“In the beginning was the Word”



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JOHN 1:1-51 plus Luke 24:43-53. “In the beginning was the Word” (1:1). FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE – Editio Princeps “He” variant. Printed in 1611, published in 1611, in London, by Robert Barker. Herbert 309. This leaf is the 1st Edition, 1st Issue, of the 59-line folio KJV, the so-called “He” variant/issue. FINE condition w. LARGE WOODCUT initial. Very narrow margins; light stain to inner upper corner, light soiling to outer bottom corner — otherwise clean and sharp. Leaf is among the top PREMIER LEAFS for this or any edition. A rare find even with the narrow margins!

COA on premium “gold leaf” paper w. signature and seal. Leaf and COA set in a museum-quality Archival Booklet. Size: 14.35″ x 9.1″.

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Bible / Date

King James / 1611




14.35" x 9.1"