05-31-2014 05-31-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2730B Boston
May 31, 2014 11:00 AMCalender
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Bible, Italian, La Bibia che si Chiama il Vecchio Testamento, Nuovamente Tradutto in Lingua Volgare Secondo la Verita del Testo Hebreo

$308$250
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2730B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Bible, Italian, La Bibia che si Chiama il Vecchio Testamento, Nuovamente Tradutto in Lingua Volgare Secondo la Verita del Testo Hebreo, trans. Antonio Brucioli (1498-1566) [Geneva]: Francesco Durone, 1562.
Large quarto, fine woodcut of angel standing on a skeleton and leaning on a crucifix on the title page, with approximately twenty-five text woodcuts of the usual Old Testament subjects, lacking the two folding woodcuts, printed in roman type, double columns throughout, bound in contemporary English dark calfskin, with central blind-tooled lozenge on both boards, flanked by the initials W.W.; inscription dated 1586 on title, badly water stained throughout, boards badly worn, crudely rebacked, a fine candidate for restoration, 10 x 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

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Keywords

Antonio Brucioli, Francesco Durone