Bible, Latin. Biblia Latina with Additions by Menardus Monachus.

Starting: $4,000

Bible, Latin. Biblia Latina with Additions by Menardus Monachus. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 6 August 1479. Thick folio, fifth Koberger Bible, printed in gothic type in two columns throughout, rubricated in red and blue throughout with a dynamic fourteen-line initial on folio one in red, blue, and green whose center contains a blue heart centered on a green cross being pierced by a red arrow, bound in very good full 16th century German blind-stamped pigskin over boards, edges stained blue; book and binding in an excellent state of preservation with some slight worming to inner boards affecting only the first few leaves front and back, and an older ownership stamp that has been neatly rubbed away from the surface of the leaf at the foot of the first leaf of text, two text leaves with clean vertical cuts to bottom margin, 14 3/4 x 10 3/4 in.

[a12, b-y10, z6, A6, B-N10, O-P6, Q-S10, T-V8, X-Z10, aa-bb10, cc6].
Goff B564; HC 3072*; Pell 2301; Oates 993; Bod-inc B-273; Sheppard 1456; Pr 1993; BMC II 417; BSB-Ink B-435; GW 4239.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

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