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Rare antique book - Lyones bible of 1546

Item number:24279
Category:Books > Bibles
Price: 12500 Euro ($14000 / £11125)
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Rare Lyonese bible - No copy in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Biblia Sacrosancta Testamenti Veteris & Novi, iuxta vulgatam quam dicunt aeditionem. Lyon, T. Payen for J. Giunta, 1546. Folio (35,5 x 23,5 cm). Magnificent contemporary binding: Contemporary blindpressed pigskin with 8 brass corner fittings, 2 central panels and 2 clasps. With approximately 100 woodcuts and numerous woodcut initials.

STC French, 54; Baudrier VI, 214; Not in Adams H.M; Not in Bibles BN Paris


Rare, beautiful printed bible. Title with erased ownership entry, some inkstains, a few contemporary marginalia, occasional mostly insignificant frayed and torn edges.

Baudrier: "Les figures de cette bible appartiennent à deux suites très différentes dont l'une, d'origine italienne, est entourée d'un petit encadrement." (See Essling, 391)

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