Provenance: unidentified trimmed armorial bookplate pasted onto front free endpaper; early 4-page manuscript index at end. Bondy p.8; Spielmann 385; Welsh 866. | Christie's" /> NEW TESTAMENT, in Greek. <I>Novum Iesu Christi domini nostri testamentum.</I> Sedan: "Ex Typographia & typis novissimis Ioannis Iannoni," 1628. 79 x 47mm. Woodcut typographical device on title (occasional light staining). Contemporary red morocco gilt with monogram stamped in gilt on upper cover, gilt edges, slipcase (repaired). <I>Provenance</I>: unidentified trimmed armorial bookplate pasted onto front free endpaper; early 4-page manuscript index at end. Bondy p.8; Spielmann 385; Welsh 866. | Christie's
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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 129

    NEW TESTAMENT, in Greek. Novum Iesu Christi domini nostri testamentum. Sedan: "Ex Typographia & typis novissimis Ioannis Iannoni," 1628. 79 x 47mm. Woodcut typographical device on title (occasional light staining). Contemporary red morocco gilt with monogram stamped in gilt on upper cover, gilt edges, slipcase (repaired). Provenance: unidentified trimmed armorial bookplate pasted onto front free endpaper; early 4-page manuscript index at end. Bondy p.8; Spielmann 385; Welsh 866.

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    NEW TESTAMENT, in Greek. Novum Iesu Christi domini nostri testamentum. Sedan: "Ex Typographia & typis novissimis Ioannis Iannoni," 1628. 79 x 47mm. Woodcut typographical device on title (occasional light staining). Contemporary red morocco gilt with monogram stamped in gilt on upper cover, gilt edges, slipcase (repaired). Provenance: unidentified trimmed armorial bookplate pasted onto front free endpaper; early 4-page manuscript index at end. Bondy p.8; Spielmann 385; Welsh 866.

    "A very famous miniature book because of the superb tiny Greek type of Jannon ... [it] is undoubtedly the finest ever created for a miniature edition ..." (Spielmann).


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