Lot 43
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Bible in Latin [Pageant Facsimile of the Gutenberg Bible]

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1,500 - 2,500 USD
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Description

  • Bible, Latin. (New York: Pageant Books, 1961)
  • paper, ink, leather
2 volumes (17 7/8 x 12 in.; 455 x 306 mm). Red morocco, front covers with central blind-ruled lozenge enclosing the initials JG, spines gilt in six compartments, marbled endpapers, gilt edges; light scuffing to front cover of vol. 1.

Catalogue Note

No.  77 of 1000 copies. This handsome production is actually based on the 1913 facsimile by Insel-Verlag of Leigzig, which reproduced leaves from the vellum copies at the Landesbibliothek, Fulda (volume 1 only) and the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. 
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