Latin Bible – Venice, 1583 – Woodcuts

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Biblia, ad vetustissima exemplaria nunc recens castigate. Venice: Hœredum Nicolai Beuilacquœ, & sociorum for Alexander Griphyus, 1583. Latin.
Latin edition of the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament, based on the Louvain Bible, accompanied by approx. 600 small in-text woodcuts depicting various biblical scenes, the Temple and its vessels, the Twelve Apostles, and more.
[12] leaves, 1126 pp. (Mispaginated. Two leaves – pp. 1109-1112 – are bound out of order). 19 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains and damp damage. Closed tears and small open tears to margins of title page and several other leaves. Title page reinforced with paper to margins. Several loose leaves. Notations and scribbles to last page and endpapers. Vellum-covered binding, loose and slightly damaged.
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