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    Sale 2488 | Lot 27
    Price Realized: $2,125With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2488 Lot 27

      (BIBLE IN LATIN.) Biblia sacra vulgatae editionis Sixti quinti pont. max. iussu recognita atque edita. [20], 1088, 20, [36] pages. 4to, 245x178 mm, contemporary limp vellum; light dampstaining along outer and lower margins throughout, varying toning and foxing, paper fault in outer margin of 2N2 slightly affecting sidenotes. Later owners' signatures on title and in text. Rome: Typographia Apostolica Vaticana [i. e., Aldus Manutius the Younger], 1593

      Estimate $300 - 500

      Second edition, corrected, of the 1592 Clementine Vulgate, which had been revised from the 1590 Sistine edition. "With periodic re-editing, it would remain the definitive text of the Vulgate for more than three centuries"--Fletcher, In Praise of Aldus Manutius, page 82. Renouard, page 250(1); Darlow & Moule 6184 note.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,125