Lot 32
  • 32

Bible in Latin

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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Description

  • A leaf from the 1462 Bible. Mainz: Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 14 August 1462
  • leather,ink,paper
Royal folio (375 × 290 mm), a single vellum leaf with folds and stains contingent on it having been used as a book or document wrapper, being volume I fo. 208 (22/2) containing Esther 11:2-15:15. 2 columns, 48 lines, the chapter numbers “XII” and “XIV” and the initial H of chapter 14 being printed in red. Rubricated red and blue, the blue ink almost entirely faded; worming affects about a dozen letters. Unbound

Literature

Goff B-529; GW 4204; BMC I 22 (IC.104); BSB-Ink B-410; Bod-inc B-239; De Ricci Mayence 79.106

Catalogue Note

A single leaf from a cast-off copy of the vellum issue.
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