1611 King James Bible Leaf * Book of John 18:9 – 19:24 * My Kingdom is Not of This World / Christ is Crucified * 1639

1611 King James Bible Leaf * Book of John 18:9 – 19:24 * My Kingdom is Not of This World / Christ is Crucified * 1639

$75

1 in stock

  • First Edition, Fifth Issue
  • Blackletter 59 Line Pulpit Folio
  • 16 1/4″ x 10 3/4″
  •  Floriated Initial
  • NF

1 in stock

Description

 

1611 King James Bible Leaf – Book Of John- 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 1639.

The recto contains John 18:9 – 38a  (Peter’s denial & Christ’s Kingdom)

The verso contains John 18:38b – 19:24 (Barabbas preferred & Christ Crucified)

A handsome leaf printed with a beautiful floriated initial.

A huge blackletter pulpit folio leaf- Measures: 16 1/4″ x 10 3/4″ and is printed on cotton linen paper sometimes called rag paper. NEAR FINE CONDITION.

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

The pictured New Testament title page dated 1639 is shown for authenticity only and is not included.

A certificate of authenticity is included.

Herbert ref. # 543

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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