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Bible, Post-Incunabula, Biblia cum pleno apparatu summariorum concordantiarum et quadruplicis repertorii sive in dicii numeriq[ue] foli

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2950B
Lot:
183
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

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Bible, Post-Incunabula, Biblia cum pleno apparatu summariorum concordantiarum et quadruplicis repertorii sive in dicii numeriq[ue] folioru[m] distinctione tersissime ac verissimie impressa. [Lyons:] Jacques Sacon, 1506. First printed Latin Bible issued by Sacon, folio, gothic type, printed in two columns throughout, woodcut and guide letters, title page printed in red; possible attempt at pirated imprint as Sacon used the Junta fleur-de-lis device on the title, the phrase "characteribus Venetis" in the colophon imprint, and omitted the city of Lyons entirely; title and following leaf mounted, approximately sixteen leaves with marginal paper repairs, lacking signature dd (twelve leaves) at the end; bound in later undecorated full sheep, somewhat dry and worn; early ownership inscription on title, mostly washed out; a clearer manuscript not on A2; 12 x 8 1/4 in. Darlow & Moule 6091.
Estimate $700-900

A8, B6, a-z8, A-T8, U6, X6 (lacking blank X6), aa-cc8, dd6 (lacking all of dd, a table) colophon, register, and woodcut printer's device printed on cc8 verso.


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Keywords

Jacques Sacon, Book design, Book formats, Colophon, Folio, Impressum, Incunable, Publishing, Title page, Typography, Lyons

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