Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 16

Price Realized: $ 1,188
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(BIBLE IN LATIN.) Biblia cum summariorum apparatu pleno quadrupliciq[ue] repertorio insignita. Title in red and black with woodcut device of Jean Petit; full-page woodcut of the Creation on 2d8v; 3 text illustrations. [79] (of [80]), 480 leaves; lacks G8 (blank or with device?). 8vo, 148x96 mm, modern leather with metal catches and clasps and paper lettering piece; light dampstaining through much of volume, small area of bottom edges gnawed not affecting text, title soiled with margins reinforced, the nakedness of Adam and Eve partly inked out in the Creation woodcut, early owner's inscriptions on 2d8r and last page. Adams B994; Darlow & Moule 6103 note. (Paris: [Jean Petit for] Jean Prevel, 4 August 1519)