Item description for KJV 1611 Edition Bible-Black Genuine by Hendrickson Bibles...
Overview For nearly 400 years, the Authorized Version of the Bible?popularly known as the King James Version?has been beloved for its majestic phrasing and stately cadences. No other book has so profoundly influenced our language and our theology.
Over time, however, the text has suffered subtle and occasionally troublesome alterations. This attractive edition preserves the original 1611 edition. Word for word and page for page, the text with its original marginal notes, preface (?The Translators to the Reader?), and other introductory material appear as they first did. The sole concession to modernity is a far more readable roman typeface set by nineteenth-century master printers. Elegantly bound with old-world quality craftsmanship, this is the perfect edition of the incomparable King James Version for study and for sheer enjoyment.
400th Anniversary Edition
For 400 years, the Authorized Version of the Bible--popularly known as the King James Version--has been beloved for its majestic phrasing and stately cadences. No other book has so profoundly influenced our language and our theology. Over time, however, the text has suffered subtle and occasionally troublesome alterations. This edition preserves the original 1611 printing. Word for word and page for page, the text with its original marginal notes, preface, and other introductory material appears as it first did. The sole concession to modernity is a far more readable roman typeface set by nineteenth-century master printers.
"A valuable and essential addition to every Bible library." --John R. Kohlenberger III
FEATURES - Original preface and translators' notes - Alfred Pollard's classic essay on pre-1611 English translations and the history of the Authorized Version - New essays on the enduring impact of the KJV and the Apocrypha - Handsome page design with decorative initials - Page-edge gilding and ribbon marker (genuine leather only) - Clear type is convenient to read and reference - Special logo on book spine and packaging commemorates the 400th Anniversary - Includes the Apocrypha
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Studio: Hendrickson Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.5" Width: 6" Height: 8.75" Weight: 1.8 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2003
Publisher HENDRICKSON PUBLISHER #40
Edition Black Genuine L
ISBN 1565631625 ISBN13 9781565631625
Bible Binding: Genuine Leather Color: Black Point/Type Size: 8.00 Version: KJV Gilded: Yes - Pages are gilded! Ribbon Marker: Yes - Keep's your place!
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Hendrickson Publishers has a strong history of producing outstanding academic, trade, and reference books at a reasonable price.
Through our academic publishing program, we seek to meet the publication needs of the religious studies academic community worldwide with works on the Hebrew Bible and Hebrew language, ancient Near Eastern studies and archaeology, New Testament and Greek language, biblical theology, Judaism, patristics, church history, historical theology, practical theology, and religion and culture. Hendrickson is also delighted to be partnering with the German Bible Society, the premier publisher of original language Bibles.
On the trade end, Hendrickson is pleased to offer a greatly expanded Bibles publishing program, including a wide variety of print, audio and DVD Bibles. Our products include books on Christian living topics, Biblical studies and reference works for both pastors and the thoughtful layperson, devotionals, and many of the Christian classics.