Complete 16th century Latin Vulgate Bible with
beautifully detailed fold-out maps and numerous woodcut
illustrations throughout: 'Biblia Sacra Advetustissima Exeplaria
nunc recenscastigata Romaeque reuisa ... Lvgduni, Apud Gulielmum
Rovillium ... MDLXXXVIII .
An amazingly illustrated volume containing the
complete Bible text with various tables and introductions as well as
maps and illustrations.
Starts with engraved title page with table of books on the verso.
Next Preface, Introduction and Index followed the complete Bible
text. Ending with an Index Epistolarum and an Index Biblicus. Bound
with 2 double sided fold-out maps (one in front of the Old Testament
and in front of the New Testament). MANY (about 1/3 page) scripture
illustrations throughout the Bible. Decorated first chapter
Condition: VERY GOOD: The binding is excellent and is
in daily useable condition (has been very professionally restored
and rebound in new leather). A little toned/dust soiled and with
some sporadic light creases, spots or smudges, patchy browning at a
few points and a few leaves with minor nicks or chips to edges but
largely in good condition and the leaves quite crisp. Exquisite and
A beautifully illustrated very early Bible!