Oct 27, 2015 - Sale 2395

Sale 2395 - Lot 34

Price Realized: $ 875
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(BIBLE IN GREEK.) Novum Jesu Christi Domini Nostri Testamentum. Greek text. 571, [1] pages. 32mo, 80x45 mm, contemporary vellum boards, book block loose in binding; soiling and scattered stains, owners' inscriptions on endpapers, owner's signature and St. Charles Borromeo Seminary stamp on title. Sedan: Jean Jannon, 1628 [colophon dated 1 March 1629]

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Famed for its tiny type, this was the smallest Greek New Testament printed until the 1828 Pickering edition. Birrell & Garnett 141; Darlow & Moule 4676; Spielmann 385.