1648 Exquisite Large Folio Roman Vulgate - Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis Sixto-Clementine Vulgate - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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    1648 Exquisite Large Folio Roman Vulgate - Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis Sixto-Clementine Vulgate
Size: 14" x 10" x 3" thick
Publisher:  Paris, France
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition
Bible is SOLD
Biblia Sacra Vulgata Editionis Sixti V.Pont.Max. Iuffu recognita Et Clementis VIII auc.edit. - Lutetia Parisiorum - Cum Privilegio Regis M.DC.XLVIII [1648]

Large extensively engraved title page, showing various Bible scenes including Moses, David and the four Evangelists. Followed by an Introduction and a letter to the Reader, a statement from the Pope (Clemens VIII) and about the Canon of Scripture. Next the complete Old and New Testament with brief chapter introductions and engraved/illustrated first chapter capitals. At the end of the book there is a separate printing of III and IV Esdras and a number of tables and indices.
VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT condition. Professionally (antiquarian quality) restored binding. Overlaid original leather covers. Bible is complete in every aspect. Exceptionally well preserved. No tears or any significant damages. Clean pages with wide margins.

An 'as-good-as-it-gets' Vulgate folio Bible
 
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