A VERY BEAUTIFUL folio just
post-incunabula Latin Vulgate - Biblia Magna. Complete in every
aspect. Printed in red and black throughout (rubricated) with
numerous fine and exceedingly quaint woodcuts of Bible scenes and
initial chapter letters with occasional ornamental borders.
Beautiful woodcut title page and large woodcut in front of the book
"Biblia magna. Biblia cum
concordantiis Veteris et Novi Testamenti et sacrorum canonum :
necnon & additione in marginibus varietatis diversorum textuum ac
etiam canonibus antiquis quatuor Evangeliorum insertis : & accentu
omnium vocabulorum difficilium signato : summa cum diligentia
revisasa correcta" Printed in Lyon (Lugdunumi) by Jean Moylin.
Edited by Alberto Castellano with historical notes by Johannes de
contemporary style rebound in light leather covers with a five band
raise spine and printed in gold 'Bible Magna - 1520". Complete
Bible, including various tables, overviews and indices.
This Bible is amazingly well
preserved and in a PRISTINE and DAILY USABLE condition.
Bible's binding, spine and cover are very professionally restored
and in excellent condition, this Bible can easily be used on a daily
basis. Complete Bible. Very little wear for its age. Clean and undamaged pages (some a little rougher
edges in front and back - see pictures). Few occasional stains.
Gothic large font with printed in black and red. A few old library
stamps (see pictures) and some clean occasional handwritten notes in
very nice style/font.
A truly astounding 1520
magnificent illustrated Bible !!!