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Rare Antwerp bible, 1540
Biblia Latina. - Biblia breves in eadem annotiationes, ex doctiss. interpretationibus, | Hebraeorum commentaries. Antwerp, A. Goinus, 1540. [8p], 416p, [31p], 60p.
Remarkable German binding; contemporary blind-rolled pigskin over wooden boards with the portraits of the prince-elector Johann Friedrich von Sachsen, the emperor Charles V, the reformers Luther, Melanchton and Erasmus, two brass clasps. Black tooled text on the first cover: "Sacra Biblia 1541 Joannes v. Busck". First cover and first part (150p) of the book wormed. Folio. (39.5 x 27 cm)
Nijhoff-Kronenberg, 356 (4 copies - 1 copy in Belgium (Westmalle, Cisterc.)); Bibles BN Paris, 837; Adams, B1023; Not in STC Dutch;
Item number: 21480
Price: 12500 Euro
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