Gutenberg Bible. Mazarin Library copy. Facsimile 1985. 4 vols.
Lot 1008
GUTENBERG BIBLE—MAZARIN COPY. [Bible in Latin.] Paris: Les Editions des incunables, 1985.
Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium

Lot Details
GUTENBERG BIBLE—MAZARIN COPY.
[Bible in Latin.] Paris: Les Editions des incunables, 1985.
4 volumes. Folio. 2 volumes in full red levant, covers gilt ruled, spine gilt, a.e.g., cloth slipcase edged in red levant; 2 volumes in full red cloth. Near fine.

LIMITED EDITION. A handsome color facsimile of the Mazarin Library copy of the 42-line Bible. "In earlier days it was sometimes referred to as the Mazarin Bible, since the first copy to attract attention was that in the library of Cardinal Mazarin" (Printing and the Mind of Man 1).
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