1520 Sublime Grand Edition complete Biblia Magna, rubricated in red with extensive woodcut illustrations - Antique Family Bibles and Early English Bibles

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1520 Sublime Grand Edition complete Biblia Magna, rubricated in red with extensive woodcut illustrations
size: FOLIO  14.5" x 11" x 3.25"
Publisher: Lyon (France), Jean Moylin.  Edited by Alberto Castellano with historical notes by Johannes de Gradibus.
Exceptional well preserved, close to EXCELLENT condition
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A VERY BEAUTIFUL folio just post-incunabula Latin Vulgate - Biblia Magna. Complete in every aspect. Printed in red and black throughout (rubricated) with numerous fine and exceedingly quaint woodcuts of Bible scenes and initial chapter letters with occasional ornamental borders. Beautiful woodcut title page and large woodcut in front of the book of Matthew.
"Biblia magna. Biblia cum concordantiis Veteris et Novi Testamenti et sacrorum canonum : necnon & additione in marginibus varietatis diversorum textuum ac etiam canonibus antiquis quatuor Evangeliorum insertis : & accentu omnium vocabulorum difficilium signato : summa cum diligentia revisasa correcta" Printed in Lyon (Lugdunumi) by Jean Moylin.  Edited by Alberto Castellano with historical notes by Johannes de Gradibus.
Beautifully antiquarian contemporary style rebound in light leather covers with a five band raise spine and printed in gold 'Bible Magna - 1520". Complete Bible, including various tables, overviews and indices.

This Bible is amazingly well preserved and in a PRISTINE  and DAILY USABLE condition. 
The Bible's binding, spine and cover are very professionally restored and in excellent condition, this Bible can easily be used on a daily basis. Complete Bible. Very little wear for its age. Clean and undamaged pages (some a little rougher edges in front and back - see pictures). Few occasional stains. Gothic large font with printed in black and red. A few old library stamps (see pictures) and some clean occasional handwritten notes in very nice style/font.

A truly astounding 1520 magnificent illustrated Bible  !!!
 
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