The mystery of the burned bible

By acollinson on 10 Oct 2016
A 17th century Geneva Bible, reputedly burned during the Great Fire of London.

A 17th century Geneva Bible, reputedly burned during the Great Fire of London.

The 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London gave us the opportunity to display a relic of 1666 and unravel a bibliographical puzzle. Museum of London Librarian Sally Brooks reveals the detective work behind one very battered book.

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