11 - 13 July 2000
Bible, Latin -- [Gutenberg Bible facsimile]. Leipzig: Insel-Verlag, 1913-14.
2 volumes, 2° (415 x 303mm). Colour-printed facsimile of the 42-line Bible, with gold illumination applied by hand. (One leaf of Ecclesiastes in vol. II loose.) Original pigskin tooled in blind in imitation of the Fulda copy.
Limited edition, number 12 of 300 copies of the first complete facsimile of the Gutenberg Bible, ONE OF 13 PRINTED ON THICK PAPER WITH GOLD ILLUMINATION APPLIED BY HAND. This edition is based on the fully illuminated vellum copy in the Staatsbibliothek, Berlin and the copy in the Landesbibliothek, Fulda. (2)
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