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BIBLE, in German: Die gantze Bibel, edited by Heinrich Bullinger. Zurich: Christoffel Froschauer, 1545. 2° (375 x 240mm). General and New Testament title printed in red and black and with full woodcut border, profusely illustrated with woodcut scenes, historiated and gothic initials. (Lacking XX6 [Amos] and without final blank, 3 lvs. defective, tears touching text in about 12 leaves, small hole in title, 3 lvs. in first quire repaired at hinge just touching text, some spotting and staining.) Near contemporary blindstamped calf over wooden boards, metal clasps, corner guards and central lozenge, mottled edges (short split at hinge, light rubbing). Provenance: some contemporary marginal notes just shaved -- Chaspar Andrea Pulin (inscriptions in Romansch dated 1661, 1636).

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