1611 King James Bible Leaf * Book of Genesis 46:13- 47:27 * Jacob & Pharaoh * 1613


1 in stock

  • Great She Bible Leaf
  • First Edition, Second Issue
  • Blackletter 59 Line Pulpit Folio
  • 15 3/8″ x 10 1/8″
  • Floriated Initial
  • Good

1 in stock



1611 King James Bible Leaf – Book Of Genesis- Printed in London by Robert Barker and John Bill, printers to King James I, The “Authorized Version or The King James Bible” has remained the beloved translation of the faithful for over four centuries. With over a billion copies and in continuous print for over 400 years, no other book in history is its equal. The historic 1611 edition has 59 lines of Old English Blackletter type to the full page. It was issued 5 times in this pulpit folio format- 1611, 1613 /1611, 1617, 1634 and 1640 /1639 . This leaf was physically printed in the year 1613. Extracted from an incomplete “Great She Bible” correcting the printer’s error that occurred in the 1611  first issue at Ruth 3:15 “…and he went into the city.”

The recto contains Genesis  46:12b- 47:3   (Jacob’s offspring & Joseph meeteth him)

The verso contains Genesis 47:4- 27a  (Jacob and Pharaoh & Land’s sold)

A handsome leaf printed with a beautiful floriated initial.

A huge blackletter pulpit folio leaf- Measures: 15 3/8″ x 10 1/8″ and is printed on cotton linen paper sometimes called rag paper.  GOOD

We have several leaves available- if you are looking for a favorite verse or passage, please ask – we probably have it.

The pictured General title page dated 1613 is shown for authenticity only and is not included.

A certificate of authenticity is included.

Herbert ref. # 319

A great gift idea and a rare opportunity to own a true museum piece!

Additional information

Weight 4 oz
Dimensions 12 × 4 × 4 in


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