Lot 41 of 338:
Latin folio Bible with woodcuts, 1525  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,200
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Biblia Magna: Biblia cum concordantijs ueteris & noui testamenti et sacrorum canonum...
Author:
Place:
Lugduni [i.e. Lyon]
Publisher:
Jacob Mareschal
Date:
1525
Description:

[14], 296, [24 (of 25)] leaves. Text in 2 columns, "Interpretationes" in 3 columns; border lines. Title page printed in red & black. Woodcut illustrations throughout; woodcut depiction of St. Jerome on title page; historiated woodcut initials. (Folio) 35.1x24 cm (13¾x9½"), early full calf, coat of arms stamped in gilt on covers, gilt-tooled spine with morocco label, raised bands.

A handsome and well-illustrated Vulgate Latin Bible resembling folio editions printed at Lyons by J. Sacon (the last of them in 1522). Lacking the final leaf of the "Interpretationes" at end, CC9 (CC10, a blank, also not present). 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wear and flaking to boards, front joint tender; very good or better condition.
 
Item number:
301159
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