Oct 27, 2020 - Sale 2549

Sale 2549 - Lot 15

Price Realized: $ 1,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
Bible, Latin.
Biblia cu[m] co[n]cordantiis veteris [et] novi testamenti [et] sacrorum canonum.

[Lyon: Jacobus Sacon for Anton Koberger in Nuremberg, 18 May 1518.]

Folio, lacking final blank (DD2), text on title page printed in red with large woodcut compartment in black featuring a full-length portrait of John the Baptist; illustrated with full page woodcuts of the Creation and the Adoration of the Magi, half-page woodcut of Solomon, and column-width text illustrations throughout; Eusebian Canons printed in red and black; ruled in red throughout. bound in later calf boards, quite worn, old rebacking, front joint cracked and glued; margins trimmed touching some headlines and sidenotes, intermittent marginal soiling and dampstaining, scattered other stains including spattered ink on the Eusebian tables, title and next leaf torn along outer margin and restored affecting title border, both leaves reinforced in gutter, 12 1/2 x 9 in.

Darlow & Moule 6101 note; Baudrier XII, 347-48.