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1480. Very fine paper quality over 100 GOLD ILLUMINATED Initials throughout. Dated colophon (1480) in a very fine Boxed Binding velvet lined Binding By Derome a very famous French binder only 25 years after the Gutenburg Bible of 1456 4to Incredible Illuminated front page some wear to areas of this page some slight rubbing see pics as best way to describe this Bible from the cradle of printing! 1480 ILLUMINATED RUBRICATED GOLD INCUNABLE BIBLIA BIBLIA SACRA BEAUTIFUL GOLD ILLUMINATION PINK - PURPLES FLOWERS FINE RUBRICATION TABLE AT THE END BINDING BY DEROME A FAMOUS FRENCH BINDER FULL RED MOROCCO FINE GOLD TOOLED SPINE WONDERFUL ENDPAPERS EACH GOLD ILLUMINATED INITIAL HAS VARIOUS DESIGNS, FLOWERS, PEN TRAILS VERY FINELY RUBRICATED AS WELL THE GOLD INITIALS HAVE SOME CRACKING WITHIN THE GOLD, THERE ARE A FEW SCATTERED STAINS NOT MUCH SOILING EXTREMELY FINE PAPER VERY THICK WITH GOLD GILT PAGE EDGES! HAS A FABULOUS HISTORY OF OTHER HIGH-END BOOK COLLECTORS: BRIAN DOUGLAS STILWELL THOMAS PHILIP EARL DE GREY QUITE RARE AND STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL THIS IS A 4to QUARTO 467/470 pages lacks 2 leaves in Maccabees and one Blank PRINTED ONLY 24 YEARS AFTER THE GUTENBURG BIBLE! WITH 155 GOLD ILLUMINATIONS DECORATED IN MANY COLORS! AMAZING! ONE OF A KIND INCUNABLE! Full description: 1 vol.(Incunable Bible in Latin.) Biblia Sacra. Venice: Franciscus Renner deHeilbronn, 1480. 4to, 19th-century full gilt-paneled red morocco, richlygilt-floral & lettered spine, a.e.g.; scuffed, occasionally rubbed. 467 of 470leaves - lacking 2 leaves from Maccabees (sig. 10, leaves 6 & 7) & terminalblank. Shee … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Marcs Rare Bibles (mc-one) [Coweta, Oklahoma, United States]
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