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Bible. Latin.
BIBLIA SACROSANCTA VETERIS AC NOVI TESTAMENTI. VENICE: LUCANTONIO GIUNTA,1564
folio (303 x 209mm.), title-page in red and black, woodcut printer's device printed in red on title-page, woodcut printer's device on final leaf, small woodcut of the Nativity on EEE3, woodcut initials, nineteenth-century vellum over boards, flat spine gilt, brown morocco lettering-piece, silk marker, manuscript annotations, a few ink stains, light spotting, a few small tears with loss (not affecting text)
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Provenance

Bernardino Niccolini, inscription on title-page "kai twn filwn" and loosely inserted bookmark with a quotation from St Bernard; Rev. James Ford (1797-1877), brother of Richard, the "rerum Hispaniae indigator acerrimus", inscription on pastedown dated "Florence 1830"; presented by Ford to the Bishop Phillpotts Library Truro, 1872, label

Literature

Censimento 16 CNCE 5792; cf. Darlow & Moule 6121 (1542 edition)

Catalogue Note

Edited by Isidoro Clario, bishop of Foligno, this annotated version of the Vulgate first appeared in 1542. This is the edition of 1557 (as the colophon reveals) with a new title-page and without the prefaces.

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