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      Sale 2438 | Lot 73
      Price Realized: $52,500With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2438 Lot 73

        (BIBLE IN LATIN.) Single leaf from a paper copy of the Gutenberg Bible, with the text of Ecclesiasticus 16:14-18:29. Rubricated. Folio, 390x286 mm; minor marginal spotting and soiling, small v-shaped clean tear toward top of blank outer margin. [Mainz: Johann Gutenberg & Johann Fust, 1455]

        Estimate $40,000 - 60,000

        Hain *3031; GW 4201; BMC I, 17; Goff B526; ISTC ib00526000. Hinged in a copy of A. Edward Newton, A Noble Fragment; being, A Leaf of the Gutenberg Bible, 1450-1455, with a Bibliographical Essay. Folio, original black morocco gilt by Stikeman, joints and cover edges rubbed, spine ends damaged; without the publisher's board slipcase. New York: Gabriel Wells, 1921. Laid in is a 1925 TLS from Wells acknowledging the original owner's order of this copy.

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $52,500