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Auction: Auction 07.10.2021
was auctioned on: 7 October 2021
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[Facsimile - Gutenberg] Biblia Sacra

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Estimate: €1,500 - €2,500
ca. US$1,740 - US$2,900
Price realised:  n. a.
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[Facsimile - Gutenberg] Biblia Sacra Mazarinea [Facsimile of the original Gutenberg Bible of 1454-1455]. [Paris], Éditions Les incunables, (3 vol., large folio. Publ. binding: 2 vol. in red morocco, covers ruled by a gilt triple fillet, gilt orn. spines with raised bands and labels, gilt inside dentelles, a.e.g. Under boxes. 1 vol. in red cloth., flat spine.Very nice copy. Two volumes identical to those of the Mazarine Library (Paris), faithfully reproduced in the and luxuriously bound in the same style as the Mazarine copy. It is currently one of the rare facsimiles at identical size and on beautiful laid paper. These very luxurious volumes were printed by relief plates, which remind the relief of the characters that can be found on an incunabulum. The third volume consists in a study by Jean-Marie Dodu with a transcription and a translation of the Bible's text.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: ARENBERG AUCTIONS
Title: Auction 07.10.2021
Date of the auction: 7 Oct 2021
Address: ARENBERG AUCTIONS
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