1542 Well Preserved Illustrated Biblia Sacra - Latin Vulgate, Roman Catholic, Bible with original vellum binding and numerous woodcuts - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1542 Well Preserved Illustrated Biblia Sacra - Latin Vulgate, Roman Catholic, Bible with original vellum binding and numerous woodcuts
Size: 7.25'' x 5.5" x 2.75'' 
Publisher: Apud Guilelmum Boulle
WELL PRESERVED condition
Bible is SOLD
 an EARLY 16TH CENTURY (POST INCUNABLE) VELLUM BOUND LATIN VULGATE (ROMAN CATHOLIC) HOLY BIBLE PACKED WITH FANTASTIC WOODCUTS!

Biblia Sacra, ex postremis doctorum omnium vigiliis, ad Hebraicam veritatem, & probatissimorum exemplarium fidem : cum argumentis, indice, & Hebraicorum nominum interpretatione. Lugduni : Apud Guilelmum Boulle, 1542.

A gorgeous vellum bound original Latin Holy Bible! Original vellum binding with some exposure and light vellum loss to the spine, carrying raised bands and manuscript titling to the compartments. Hinges intact; joints exposed. No endpapers. Text in Latin with numerous woodcuts throughout, ending at Revelations with over 4 to a bifolium in spots! Paginates Title, 7 leaves tables, 560pp, 7pp tables, colophon leaf with attractive printers device. D&M 6122. A truly gorgeous Bible! The title leaf is stained and has a repaired loss; folio 487 has a repair in the top margin. The text has some light staining in places and some light foxing, there are a few ink marginal notes and under linings, all is well bound in and presents very nicely. Covers look to be original vellum, 3 raised band spine with text "Biblia Sacra' and hand written the name of the publisher (Boulle). Covers are holding well with weak hinges. Overall VERY NICE 1542 Latin Vulgate (roman Catholic) Bible.
 
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