Oct 24, 2019 - Sale 2521

Sale 2521 - Lot 69

Price Realized: $ 9,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 10,000
(BIBLE IN LATIN.) [Biblia Latina.] [449] (of [468]) leaves; lacks initial blank and 18 leaves of text (for details see below). Gothic type. Rubricated, and with 9-line decorated initial on [a]2r and manuscript running heads throughout. Folio, 382x277 mm, contemporary blind-tooled leather over wooden boards with one catch (of 2) and defective clasps, rebacked in the 18th(?)-century, badly worn overall, covers wormed, joints cracked, cords intact; intermittent heavy soiling, scattered stains, numerous crude marginal repairs only affecting text on [E]2-3, [F]10, and [I]6, some fore-edge tabs torn out, paper crack in [t]6. Later ownership inscription of the Austrian Jesuit monastery of Millstatt; partly defaced 19th-century stamp of the K. K. Akademische Bibliothek (zu Klagenfurt?), duplicate; pencil collation notes of N. Hudson dated 1937. (Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 30 July 1477)

Additional Details

Second Koberger Vulgate after the first of 1475. Hain 3065; GW 4227; BMC II, 414; ISTC ib00552000.

Missing are:

[e]4-7: Leviticus 24:16-Numbers 5:28;

[q]1-6: 2 Chronicles 9:14-28:24;

[y]1-2: Psalms 17:12-29:7;

[y]9-[z]1: Psalms 68:11-81:7;

[E]5-6: Isaiah 8:18-17:5;

[aa]6: Acts 19:13-21:21.