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[BIBLE, in Latin]. Biblia latina. Venice: Franz Renner of Hailbrun [Heilbrunn], 1483. 

4to (213 x 147 mm). 476 leaves [complete]. Double column, 50 lines plus headline; 3- to 16-line initials supplied in red or blue; rubricated in red, capital strokes in red. (A few leaves with tiny holes or rust-holes touching letters.” Modern pigskin, title hand-lettered on bottom edge (lacking clasp). Provenance: early marginal annotations. 
 
One of the earliest printed bibles in a smaller, more convenient format, of which Franz Renner was the pioneer. These Bibles were among the first intended for private use. BMC V, 198; Darlow & Moule 6086; Goff  B-578; GW 4253; HC 3089*.

Property from the Collection of LSC Communications, Inc.
  • Estimate$3,000 - $4,000

Sold for $5,000

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