Latin Bible – Lyon, 1551 – Woodcuts

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Biblia sacra, ex postremis Doctorum. Lyon: Haeredes Jacobi Giunctae, 1551. Latin.
The Vulgate, Latin edition of the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament, with numerous in-text woodcuts.
[8], 560, [8] leaves, 17.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains, including ink stains and dampstains, some dark. Worming to margins of approx. 70 leaves at the end of the book (slightly affecting text). Margins of approx. 12 last leaves trimmed (slightly affecting text). Notations to front endpaper and title page. Closed and open tears to margins of title page (leaf partly detached and reinforced with tape). Leather-covered binding, spine gilt embossed. Blemishes and tears to binding. Paper label to bottom spine. Traces of a label to front board.
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