BIBLE, in Latin. Testame[n]ta Duodecim Patriarcharu[m], c.1520
Lot 12
BIBLE, in Latin. Testame[n]ta Duodecim Patriarcharu[m], c.1520
Sold for £3,250 (US$ 5,387) inc. premium
Lot Details
BIBLE, in Latin
Testame[n]ta duodecim patriarcharu[m] filiorum Jacob e Grecao in Latinu[m] versa Roberto Lincolnisi Episcopi interpretet, title within woodcut border, the Duke of Norfolk copy, given to the Royal Society in 1667 and subsequently sold by them, with stamp on first and last leaves, minor soiling, Leonis. S. Olschki label, modern boards [not in Adams or Copac; VD 16 T574, citing 3 copies in Germany; GTS New York only on ESTC], small 4to, [Augsburg, Johannes Miller, c.1520]

Footnotes

  • First edition, translated by Robert Grosseteste, Bishop of Lincoln. It was a popular text in England - there are more than thirty English editions in ESTC - but their suggested imprint "[London?]" seems improbable.
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