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BIBLIA SACRA VULGATE 1648 Decorative Leather Gilt Antique Vulgate Bible Illustrated Engravings Embellished Capitals Headpieces Tailpieces Religion Religious Text Venice

Title: Biblia Sacra, Vulgate Editionis Sixti V Pont. Max. Iussu Recognita, atque edita
Author: uncredited
Publisher: Apud Iuntas, and Baba
City: Venetiis (Venice)
Year: 1648
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 936 pages, plus index
Width: 5.25" Height: 7.5"
Book Details: Handsomely bound in marbled paper-covered boards and a green leather spine with gilt lettering and tooling, this antique edition of the Vulgate Bible bears a facsimile title page dated 1668, but the text block itself appears to be from 1648. This text is profusely illustrated with engravings as well as embellished capitals and head- and tailpieces.
Condition / Notes: This volume displays some typical indications of age and wear, including shelfwear and rubbing, with minor loss to the head, foot and gutters of the spine. The rear hinge is cracked and has been repaired with tape, as are the final three pages of text. The binding and text block are otherwise sound. There is some moisture marking to the text block.

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BIBLIA SACRA VULGATE 1648 Decorative Leather Gilt

Estimate $400 - $600Mar 31, 2019
Starting Price $10
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