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Auction: Böcker, Kartor & Handskrifter
was auctioned on: 14 June 2019
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Biblia Germanica 1564-65 with coloured woodcuts

Estimate: SEK10,000 - SEK12,000
ca. US$1,063 - US$1,276
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 6054, Views: 26

Objektsbeskrivning BIBLIA GERMANICA. (Biblia Das ist die gantze heylige Schrifft Teutsch : Sampt angehenckter Erklärung aller Hebraischer, Chaldaischer, Griechischer und Lateinischer Namen und Wörter, so in der Bibel begriffen, darunder vil grosser Geheimniß verborgen ; Auch kurtzer Beschreibung viler Länder, stätt, Wasser, Berg, etc. Und daneben einer schönen Chronik der namhafften biblischen Geschichten ... (I-III). Lacks headtitle in part I. Franckfurt am Mayn (Georg Raben - Sigmund Feuerabend - Weygand Hanen Erben) (1564)-65. Folio (c. 350 x 225 mm.). With 2 titles printed in red and black within handcoloured woodcut frame (part 1 lacks title and woodcut portrait, title to part III with tape-mended tear in outer margin), near contemporary handcoloured woodcut illustrations by Jost Amman. Later (late 17th century) full leather binding over wooden boards, worn, some mendings, brass clasps and fittings, mended in the hinges, lacks endpapers, blank spine in seven compartments. Inside of covers with red sealing wax marks. Collation: (19, lacks title, portrait signed )(ii and last blank leaf signed bviii), 7 (lacks leaf 1-6) - 316 (lacks leaf 15-16, 23 and 172-173); (1)-216; (1), 218-370 (lacks leaf 360-363 and 366), (2); (129, lacks last leaf signed Xviii with woodcut printer's device) ll. Condition: Ll. signed )(iii and Dii in the first part and leaf signed Xvi-vii in the end with marginal mendings and partly some text loss, leaf 82, 104, 121, 137-38, 238 and 284 in p. II-III with larger tape-mended tears, mainly in lower part, otherwise some minor mended tears or tears/holes in the margins, leaf 96-101 in the first part with burn-holes and some loss of letters, partly some marginal dampstaining, more on the last 100 leaves. Some underlinings to text. VD16 B 2760. Not in Darlow-Moule.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Stockholms Auktionsverk
Title: Böcker, Kartor & Handskrifter
Date of the auction: 14 Jun 2019
Address: Stockholms Auktionsverk
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