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Title vignette (Holy child in the midst of a flaming sun, with legend: In sole posvit tabernacvlvm svvm); initials. First edition of the Louvain Bible. "Practically a reprint of R. Stephanus' Bible of 1538-40, with certain modifications of the text and marginal matter." It includes as other editions of the Vulgate of this period do "Liber Esdre [!] tertius" and "Liber Esdrae quartus". For description cf. Brit. and foreign Bible society, Hist. catalogue, pt. III, p. 936-937, no. 6129. Imperfect: t.-p. slightly mutilated, mended; 3 leaves following t.-p. (Privilegium, 1 p.; Præfatio, 2 p.; Index testimoniorum, 3 p.); blank leaf after fol. 375 (end of O.T.), and blank leaf at end of N.T. after fol. 95 wanting.
26 p., 375, 95, 34 numb. leaves 35 x 23 cm
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Biblia, 15th century, Europe, rare book, Italian, bible
Biblical Studies | Digital Humanities | European History | History | History of Christianity | Renaissance Studies
Biblia (Louvain), Special Collections at Zach S. Henderson Library, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia.