[Bible in Italian]
'LA BIBIA, CHE SI CHIAMA IL VECCHIO TESTAMENTO, NUOUAMENTE TRADUTTO IN LINGUA VOLGARE SECONDO LA VERITÀ DEL TESTO HEBREO...QUANTO AL NUOUO TESTAMENTO È STATO RIUEDUTO E RICORRETTO SECONDO LA VERITÀ DEL TESTO GRECO.' [GENEVA]: STAMPATO APPRESSO FRANCESCO DURONE, 1562
4to (10 3/16 x 6 5/8 in.; 258 x 169 mm). Woodcut title vignette, title with multiple rules in brown ink, text in two columns, decorative woodcut initials, margins ruled in brown ink, multiple in-text woodcut illustrations, 1 folding illustration, 1 folding chart; minor spotting and staining, minor marginal soiling, mostly marginal repair to Giiii, one or two instances of minor dampstaining. Contemporary brown calf, covers with double gilt rules, small gilt corner pieces, double filet with ornate cartouche in the center containing the motto "Modus politia Christus" and flanked by the initials R.C., all gilt, gauffered edges; upper cover detached, lacking clasped, extremities rubbed, corners a bit bumped.
Richard Cradocke (his initials to covers; his signature, dated 1584, to rear pastedown)
Adams B1198; Darlow & Moule 5592