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Auction archive: Lot number 30

Leaf from the 1462 Fust and Schoeffer Bible

Estimate
US$3,000 - US$5,000
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 30

Leaf from the 1462 Fust and Schoeffer Bible

Estimate
US$3,000 - US$5,000
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Title: Leaf from the 1462 Fust and Schoeffer Bible Author: Place: [Mainz] Publisher: [Johann Fust & Peter Schoeffer] Date: [1462] Description: One leaf from the 1462 Fust and Schoeffer Bible. Printed in double columns, 48 lines. One large hand-executed decorative initial in blue and red, with a decoration in blue between the columns on the other side; headline on both sides added by hand in alternate red and blue letters. 40.3x30 cm. (15¾x11¾"). Rare leaf with large decorated initial opening a Biblical text, from the 1462 Mainz Bible printed by Fust & Schoeffer, the earliest Bible with a printed date and essentially the earliest Bible leaf obtainable after Gutenberg. The headline reads Esdras. Lot Amendments Condition: A few slight finger marks in the margins; fine or nearly so. Item number: 243215

Auction archive: Lot number 30
Auction:
Datum:
21 Nov 2013
Auction house:
PBA Galleries

San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Title: Leaf from the 1462 Fust and Schoeffer Bible Author: Place: [Mainz] Publisher: [Johann Fust & Peter Schoeffer] Date: [1462] Description: One leaf from the 1462 Fust and Schoeffer Bible. Printed in double columns, 48 lines. One large hand-executed decorative initial in blue and red, with a decoration in blue between the columns on the other side; headline on both sides added by hand in alternate red and blue letters. 40.3x30 cm. (15¾x11¾"). Rare leaf with large decorated initial opening a Biblical text, from the 1462 Mainz Bible printed by Fust & Schoeffer, the earliest Bible with a printed date and essentially the earliest Bible leaf obtainable after Gutenberg. The headline reads Esdras. Lot Amendments Condition: A few slight finger marks in the margins; fine or nearly so. Item number: 243215

Auction archive: Lot number 30
Auction:
Datum:
21 Nov 2013
Auction house:
PBA Galleries

San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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