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3269B Boston
July 23, 2019 11:00 AMCalender

Gutenberg Bible Facsimile.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3269B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 23, 2019 11:00AM


Gutenberg Bible Facsimile. New Jersey: Pageant Books, 1961. Two large folio volumes, set number six of 1,000 printed, hand-bound in full brown morocco over beveled boards, spines tooled in gilt, with JG emblem tooled in blind within a diamond cartouche, a.e.g., printed in full color throughout, the ninety-three illuminated pages printed by sheet-fed gravure, the first Gutenberg facsimile printed in the United States, based on the Insel Verlag facsimile, which reproduced the Berlin Staatsbibliothek and the Fulda Landesbibliothek Gutenberg Bibles, 18 x 12 in. (2)
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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