07-23-2019 07-23-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3269B Boston
July 23, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

Biblia Latina, New Testament.

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


Biblia Latina, New Testament. Venice: Jenson, 1476. Folio, New Testament section of the first Jenson Bible, printed in transitional gothic type in two columns throughout, first leaf of text with illumination in colors and gold framing the right column of text, with head- and tail-pieces and a six-line initial, initials supplied in red and blue throughout with pen tracery, Jenson's colophon present on verso of last leaf; bottom blank margin of first leaf trimmed away and replaced (no loss of text or signature mark), some slight water stains to some inner margins, bound in full blind-tooled and gold-lettered calf by Fred Shihadel in 1985, a large margined copy in a handsome period-style binding, 12 x 8 in.

I-L10, M12, N-P10, Q12.
Goff B547; HC 3061*; Pell 2290; Bod-inc B-256; Sheppard 3275; Pr 4100; BMC V 176; BSB-Ink B-424; GW 4222.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

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