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Title
Biblia Latina.
Other Title
Gutenberg Bible
Created / Published
[Mainz, Printer of the 42-line Bible (Johann Gutenberg) between 1454 and 1455?, not after 1456]
Contents
[1] Liber Genesis-Liber IV Esdrae.--[2] Liber Tobiae-Prophetia Ezechielis.--[3] Prophetia Danielis-Apocalypsis Beati Ioannis Apostoli.
Genre
Incunabula--Germany--Mainz--1454
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Goff B-526
-  Hain 3031
-  GW 4201
-  Schwenke, P. Johannes Gutenbergs 42-zeilige Bibel, no. 12 (p. 10) and p. 23, 25, 41, 48
-  LC copy on vellum. Leaf [192a] presents numerous variants from the facsim. ed. of the Berlin copy (Leipzig, Insel-Verlag, 1913-14). Leaves [11]-[32a], [139]-[158] and [486a] are of the second printing. Chapter headings on leaves [1a], [4a], [5a], [12a] and [129b] printed in red; other chapter headings and chapter numbering supplied by hand in red; initial-strokes supplied in red on leaves [1]-[130] and on a few other scattered leaves; headlines in alternating red and blue; initials in red or blue, some of the larger ones in red and blue, a few with ornaments extending to the margin. Signatures in ms., generally cut off, catchword on leaf [125b]. Bound in 3 v.: 16th cent. blind stamped white pigskin; one of the rolls used dated 1560. Formerly in the Benedictine Abbey of St. Blasius in the Black Forest (with its bookplate in each vol.), after 1809 in the Benedictine Abbey of St. Paul in Carinthia; acquired by LC through Otto H.F. Vollbehr in 1930.
-  Formerly classified: Incun 1454 .B5.
Medium
[643] leaves ([642], wanting, and [643] blank) 42.5 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
BS75 1454
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rbgut.vol1
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rbgut.vol2
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rbgut.vol3
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.wdl/wdl.7782
Library of Congress Control Number
52002339
Online Format
image
Description
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Goff B-526 Hain 3031 GW 4201 Schwenke, P. Johannes Gutenbergs 42-zeilige Bibel, no. 12 (p. 10) and p. 23, 25, 41, 48 LC copy on vellum. Leaf [192a] presents numerous variants from the facsim. ed. of the Berlin copy (Leipzig, Insel-Verlag, 1913-14). Leaves [11]-[32a], [139]-[158] and [486a] are of the second printing. Chapter headings on leaves [1a], [4a], [5a], [12a] and [129b] printed in red; other chapter headings and chapter numbering supplied by hand in red; initial-strokes supplied in red on leaves [1]-[130] and on a few other scattered leaves; headlines in alternating red and blue; initials in red or blue, some of the larger ones in red and blue, a few with ornaments extending to the margin. Signatures in ms., generally cut off, catchword on leaf [125b]. Bound in 3 v.: 16th cent. blind stamped white pigskin; one of the rolls used dated 1560. Formerly in the Benedictine Abbey of St. Blasius in the Black Forest (with its bookplate in each vol.), after 1809 in the Benedictine Abbey of St. Paul in Carinthia; acquired by LC through Otto H.F. Vollbehr in 1930. Formerly classified: Incun 1454 .B5.
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