Sale  873
Lot   2
[BIBLE, in Latin]. Biblia.  [Basel: Johann Amerbach or Freiburg: Kilian Fischer], 1491.

Folio (305 x 206 mm). 406 (of 408) leaves, lacking first leaf (half-title) and final leaf (of the Interpretationes hebraicorum nominum). Double column and 4-column, 56 lines plus headline; first leaf with large initial “F”, 3- to 4-line initials supplied in red or blue. (First few leaves bound in on a stub, final leaf repaired in the gutter margin just touching letters, tiny wormholes touching letters throughout, some minor mostly marginal soiling or dampstaining to a few leaves.)  Modern blind-panelled calf. 
BMC assigns to Fischer; Proctor and GW to Amerbach. BSB-Ink B-464; BMC III, 694; Goff B-590; GW 4267; HC 3108*; Pell 2330.

Property from the Collection of LSC Communications, Inc.
  • Estimate$2,000 - $3,000

Sold for $12,500

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