Lot 100 of 218:
Leaf from 2nd illustrated Bible 1477  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Original printed leaf from the 1477 German Bible printed by Gunther Zainer
Author:
Place:
[Augsburg]
Publisher:
Date:
1477
Description:

Single leaf, being the colophon, with colored woodcut illustration. (folio) 32x27.5 cm (12½x10¾").

Colophon leaf from what is believed to be the second illustrated Bible following on Zainer's 1474. The illustration shows a rather hirsute gentleman holding a shield on which is pictured a lion.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Worming to the leaf, edges untrimmed and a little rough, some soiling; very good.
 
Item number:
274806
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