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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 91

    BIBLE, Latin. Biblia cu[m] co[n]cordantijs veteris & noui testame[n]ti. Lyon: J. Saccon for A. Koberger, 17 December 1516. 2° (345 x 252mm).Title printed in red and black with a large woodcut of Christ within an architectural and historiated border, one full-page woodcut, 2 large woodcuts and 91 smaller ones, small woodcuts to illustrate the prophets and the New Testament, the Canons on H5-7 printed in red and black (lacks R6 blank, a little very light discolouration, a few short tears in margins of title). Disbound. Provenance: The property of a religious institution. Adams B993.

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    BIBLE, Latin. Biblia cu[m] co[n]cordantijs veteris & noui testame[n]ti. Lyon: J. Saccon for A. Koberger, 17 December 1516. 2° (345 x 252mm).Title printed in red and black with a large woodcut of Christ within an architectural and historiated border, one full-page woodcut, 2 large woodcuts and 91 smaller ones, small woodcuts to illustrate the prophets and the New Testament, the Canons on H5-7 printed in red and black (lacks R6 blank, a little very light discolouration, a few short tears in margins of title). Disbound. Provenance: The property of a religious institution. Adams B993.


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