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[BIBLIA LATINA] VENICE: GEORGIUS ARRIVABENUS, 1487/1488, 27 FEB.

      4to. [Lacks a1,blank & a2] a3-6, [Lacks a7 ,a8,& b1] b2-7, [lacks b8, c1- 8], [f-g8 bound before d], d-z8, sign 8, 2 sign 8, 3 sign 8,A-P8, Q6,R-Z8,2A-2D8, 2E10, 2a-2d10 [lacks 2d10 blank]. 451 (of 466) leaves. 18th c. Italian vellum,soiled, title in old hand, shelf labels, bookplate of Robert R. Dearden, old stamps on first and last leaves; some light dampstains and other scattered stains; occ. marginalia in an Italianate hand; some initials supplied in later pen; marginal repairs on r1, x8, sign4, I8, L5, & 2E6; marginal worming in gathering 2A, some close trimming at head affecting a few headlines. 52 lines & headine; double column with table in 3 columns; type 7:65G, 27:110G. Georgius Arrivabenus started a printing press together with Bernardinus Benalius and Paganinus de Paganinis in 1483 but began printing incunabula on his own from 1484 and printed approximately 50 incunabula independently."Dated Anno dni. Mcccclxxxvij iij. Cal. Martij; interpreted as 27 Feb 1487/88 in BMC and GW; interpreted by Sack as 28 Feb. 1487/88, probably assuming that 'February 1487 more veneto' included an extra day on account the leap year of 1488." [ISTC] Goff B586 ; HC 3099* = H 3097 ; Pell 2324 ; CIBN B-412 ; Aquilon 118 ; Parguez 200 ; Torchet 162 ; Polain(B) 4207 ; IDL 847 ; IBE 1028 ; IGI 1671 ; IBP 1025 ; Saju-SoltAEsz 646 ; Mendes 214 ; Voull(Trier) 2059 ; Voull(B) 4113 ; Sack(Freiburg) 642 ; Walsh 2121 ; Bod-inc B-295 ; Sheppard 4018 ; Pr 4912 ; BMC V 383 ; BSB-Ink B-460 ; GW 4263 (+ var) (+ Accurti(1936) p.80). ISTC ib00586000.

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