Â¶Imprinted at London, by the Deputies of Christopher Barker, Printer to the Queenes most Excellent Majestie.: 1599. Cum priuilegio. 1599
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We offer this 1599 Geneva Bible with a 1599 London imprint, but likely printed later in either Amsterdam or Dort. See Herbert #248. The Geneva Bible, "a 1560 translation of the Bible into English popularly known as the 'Breeches Bible' from its rendering of Genesis 3:7. ('They made themselves breeches'--AV 'aprons'). It was translated at Geneva by a committee of Protestant exiles which probably included William Whittingham and John Knox. Its Calvinistic annotations greatly irritated James I of England, but delighted and instructed his increasingly Puritan subjects. Used widely for two ge... View More...