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elapsis, fructus anni sequenti idibus septembrium septimis Luce Mercurii," etc. (1474), large folio (134) Quaritch, £11 4016 Beresford (Jas.) The Miseries of Human Life, folding frontispieces, the series of 24 coloured folding plates by J. A. Atkinson inserted, 2 vol., calf extra, g. e., by Rivière, W. Miller, 1807, small 8vo. (135) Maggs, £2 18s. 4017 Berquin. Idylles, both series, frontispiece and 24 plates after Marillier, by Gauchet, Ponce, etc., 2 vol., morocco extra, doublé, elaborately tooled, silk linings, joints, g. e., by P. Eenhaes (Paris, Ruault, 1775, 12mo. (140) Ridler, £4 12s. 4018 Berry (Miss). Extracts from her Journals and Correspondence, 1783-1832, edited by Lady Theresa Lewis, second edition, extra illustrated with 176 portraits and views, 3 vol. bound in 6, calf extra, inside dentelles, g. e., by Tout, Longmans, 1866, 8vo. (141) Young, £9 15s. 4019 Biblia Sacra Hebraica. Prophetæ Priores et Posteriores Hebraicè, editio princeps (corners of some leaves repaired), 2 vol., morocco extra, inside dentelles, g. e., by Zaehnsdorf [Soncini A. de Chaiim, 1485-6], small folio (148) Quaritch, £14 15s. 4020 Biblia Sacra Græca Septuagintæ Interpretum. Sacra Scripturæ Veteris Novæque Omnia, Græcè, editio princeps, title in red (repaired), some leaves wormed, morocco extra, g. e., by R. De Coverly, Venet., in æd. Aldi et Aldi Soc., 1518, folio (152) Stechert, £36 4021 Biblia Sacra Latina, Editio Vulgata, cum Prologis S. Hieronymi, lit. goth.. double columns, 48 lines, without marks (Hain, 3053), marginal references to the Gospels, numerous large and small woodcut initials, painted by a contemporary hand, 2 vol., morocco extra, g. e., by R. De Coverly, Absque nota (Basil., B. Richel, circa 1475], large folio (172) Tregaskis, £12
4022 Biblia Sacra, Editionis Vulgatæ, cum Prologis S. Hieronymi et interpretationibus Hebraicorum Nominum, lit. goth.. double columns, 51 lines, with signatures and head-titles, large illuminated initial with marginal decoration on first page, ornamental pen-letters and painted capitals in blue and red, last leaf of "Interpretationes" mended, russia gilt, with Wodhull arms, Venet., Fr. de Hailbrun et Nic. de Frankfordia, 1476, small folio (173) Young, £6 15s.
[This is the second Latin Bible of these Venetian printers, and differs from the first chiefly in having signatures. Catalogue.]
4023 Biblia Sacra Latina, Editio Vulgata, cum Prologis S. Hieronymi et Interpr. Heb. Nom., lit. goth., parva, double columns, 52 lines, with signatures, rubricated, capitals painted in blue and red, first leaf and leaf of register at end, the latter often wanting, inlaid, old calf gilt, g.e., Venet., Nicolaus Jenson, 1476, small folio (174) Ridler, £6 15s. 4024 Biblia Sacra Latina, Editionis Vulgatæ, cum Prologis S. Hieronymi et Notitia Menardi, lit. goth.. double columns, 57 and 58 lines, without marks, rubricated, capitals painted
in red (Hain, 3062), contemporary oaken boards, stamped leather, rebacked, corners mended, Absque nota [Nuremb., Jo. Sensenschmidt], 1476, folio (175) Bull, £7 17s. 6d. 4025 Biblia Sacra, Editionis Vulgatæ, cum Prologis S. Hieronymi et Interpr. Hebr. Nominum, lit. goth., double columns, 51 lines, with signatures (a, a blank, wanted), illuminated ornamental initial, with marginal decoration to first page of text and prologue, ornamental pen-letters and blue and red capitals, the text rubricated, old calf, g. e., "Biblia ipressa Venetiis opera atqz. impêsa Nicolai Jenson Gallici, 1479," folio (176) Tregaskis, £12 155.
[British Museum duplicate, exchanged in 1891 for first edition of Sir Thomas Brown's "Religio Medici." It belonged formerly to the Priory of St. Arnulph of Metz, and has a signature of "J. Waltier," one of the Priors, on first page.-Catalogue.]
4026 Biblia Sacra Latina, Editionis Vulgatæ, cum Prologis S. Hieronymi et Interpr. Heb. Nom., lit. goth,, double columns, with signatures, illuminated floreate border and initial to first page and several small illuminated initials in the text, capitals painted in red and blue, text rubricated, lower margin of a 4 cut off, contemporary oaken boards, leather, stamped in small compartments of fleurs-de-lis, cinquefoils, etc. (back repaired), Venet., Octavianus Scotus, 1480, small 4to. (177) Peach, £6 4027 Biblia cum Concordantiis Veteris et Novi Testamenti et Sacrorum Canonum (per V. P. Fr. Albertum Castellanum revisa, etc.), lit. goth., title in red and black, Canons of Eusebius in red, numerous Italian woodcuts, a full-page one of the Nativity before the Gospels, numerous ornamental initials, etc., margins of title mended and some headlines shaved, old calf, with arms (rebacked), g. e., Venet., L. A. de Giunta, 1511, iv. Kl. Junii, small 4to. (182) Tregaskis, £8
[Most of the cuts in this edition are from the Malermi Bible of 1490, and are good impressions. Catalogue.] 4028 Biblia cum Concordantiis Veteris et Novi Testamenti et Sacrorum Canonum, etc., Iit. goth., woodcut title, woodcuts and ornamental initials, calf extra, g. e., by F. Bedford, one of the "Fontibus ex Græcis" editions, Lugd., Jac. Sacon expensis Ant. Koberger Nuremb., 1516, folio (185)
Peach, £3 10s. 4029 Biblia. La Grant Bible en François [translatée de Latin en François par Pierre Comestor, et revue par Jean de Rely], lettres bâtardes, double columns, with many woodcuts and ornamental initials, title to vol. i. mended and some words supplied in facsimile, 2 vol., new vellum, Paris, pour Anthonie Vérard, 1517, small folio (194) Leighton, £23 [A rare and early edition of Comestor's Version, with the woodcuts. Catalogue.]
4030 Biblia. La Saincte Bible en Francoys (par Jacques Le Fevre d'Etaples), avec les Concordances en marge et deux Tables,
lettres bâtardes, double columns, woodcuts and ornamental
[The first complete edition of the Bible in French, separate parts having been published between 1523 and 1528. All the early editions were rigorously suppressed.— Catalogue.]
Le Premier (et Second) Volume de la Bible en Francoys (translatée du latin par Guyard des Moulins), lettres bâtardes, double columns, title in red within woodcut border, woodcuts and ornamental initials, 2 vol. ́in I, corners of 2 or 3 leaves at end repaired, morocco extra, with antique gilt ornaments, g. e., by R. De Coverly, Imprimée à Lyon pour Pierre Bailly Marchant Libraire, 1531, folio (196) Leighton, £8
[A rare edition of Guyard des Moulins' French translation, with Comments on Genesis and Maccabees taken from the Latin of Peter Comestor, first printed by Vérard about 1510. Bailly published an earlier edition in 1521, but the woodcuts in the present are mostly different.— Catalogue.] 4032 Biblia. La Bible qui est toute la Saincte Escripture, translatez en Francoys, lettres bâtardes, woodcut ornamental initials, title mended, margin of next leaf shaved, corners of 2 leaves at end mended and leaf with colophon inlaid, old French morocco, full gilt floreate back, line sides, g.e. (Derome), Achever dimprimer en la Ville et Conte de Neuchastel par Pierre de Wingle dict Pirot Picard lan 1535 IIIIe de Juing (197) K. Roberts, £26
[The first edition of the Bible in French for the Reformed Church of Geneva, by P. Olivetan and John Calvin.— Catalogue.] 4033 Biblia. Le Premier et le Second Volume de la Bible en
François, lettres bâtardes, double columns, large and small woodcuts and ornamental initials, 2 vol. in 1, morocco extra, g. e., by De Coverly, Imprimée à Paris par Anthoyne Bonnemere, demourant au Mont Saynt Hilaire à l'hostel Dalbret, 1537-8, folio (198) Bull, £8 5s. 4034 Biblia Sacra Germanica (durch D. M. Luther), [Genesis to end of Solomon's Song only], lit. goth., numerous woodcuts by Hans Brosamer, painted and heightened in gold, the title to the third part having 14 emblazoned coats-of-arms of the German princely patrons of the Reformation, morocco gilt, inside gilt borders, silk linings, r. e. (Wittemberg, Hans Luft), 1561, folio (201) Stechert, £21
[Printed upon vellum. No complete copy on vellum known. This had no preliminary leaves or titles to the first and second parts. It began on Aj with the first Book of Genesis, and this part ran to folio cvi., end of Deuteronomy, and wanted folios xvi. and xxviii. The second part
began with Joshua and ended with Esther, folios ii.-cxlii.
De Biblie, uth der Uthlegginge Doctoris Martini Luther, lit. goth.. woodcut title and numerous woodcuts by E. Altdorffer and black ribbon initials, contemporary German binding in oaken boards, leather, stamped with ornaments in borders and small compartments, a few leaves wormed, Lübeck, L. Dietz, 1533, folio (202) K. Roberts, £11 [The first edition of Luther's Bible in the Saxon (Low German) dialect. A slip of paper has a MS. note beginning, "Joannes Bugenhagen Pommer D. am Christl. leser," in reference to this version.-Catalogue.]
4036 Biblia. Hier beghit dat Prologus väder bible des Oversetters te duytsche ute latine, lit. goth., double columns of 38 lines, without marks, rubricated, ornamental pen-letters, divided into two parts, with printer's device, two shields in red at the end of each part (leaf of Prologue wormed), in 1 vol., modern Dutch boarded calf, with two metal clasps, Tot Delft in Hollandt bi Jacob Jacobsoen ende Mauritius Ÿemants Zoen, 1477, small folio (203) Quaritch, £52
[The first edition of the Bible in Dutch. Rare in such perfect condition.—Catalogue.]
4037 Biblia Islandica. Biblia thad er öll Heilög Ritning utlögd a Norrænu, med Formalum Doct. Mart. Luther, lit. goth., 2 titles within woodcut borders, woodcuts and ornamental initials, first title inlaid and 2 leaves mended, boarded morocco gilt, antique style, g. e., by F. Bedford, Prentad a Holum af Jone Jons' Syne, 1584, folio (207) Ellis, £10
[The first edition of the Bible in Icelandic, of which only the Old Testament was issued in this edition. It was edited and partly translated from the Latin by Bishop Gudbrund Thorlakson, of Holar, who also drew and engraved the woodcuts. Catalogue.]
4038 Biblia Islandica. Testamentum Novum. Nyia Testamentum a Norrænu Matth. 17. Thesse er minu Elfkuligur sonur ad huerium mier vel thocknast, Honum skulu thier hlyda, Iit. goth., title within woodcut border, black ribbon initials, several leaves repaired, some headlines shaved, morocco, antique gilt ornaments, g. e., by F. Bedford, Holam af Jone Jons' Syni, 1584, folio (208) Ellis, £3
4039 Biblia Sacra Islandica. Biblia thad er, öll Heilög Ritning ullögd a Norränu, med Formalum D. Mart. Luther, lit. goth.. the second Icelandic Bible, by Thorlakr Skulason, Bishop of Holar, woodcut title in compartments, cuts and ornamental initials in the text, margins of a few leaves defective and repaired, sold not subject to return, morocco gilt, g.e., Prentud ad nyu a Hoolum, 1644, folio (209)
Leighton, 18s. 4040 Biblia. Thet är all then Helgha Scrifft pa swensko (trans
lated from the German of Luther by O. Petri and L. Petri, Archbishop of Upsala, with Luther's prefaces), lit. goth.. woodcuts, title mounted, some margins mended and cut close, oaken boards, leather, the first edition of the Bible in Swedish, Tryckt I Upsala aff Georgen Richolff, 1541, small folio (211) K. Roberts, £5 4041 Biblia tu ie, use suetu pismu, Stariga mu Noviga Testamenta, Slovenski, tolmazhena skusi Juria Dalmatina, lit. rom., woodcuts, first title mended and backed, first 8 leaves supplied from a shorter copy, 2 leaves defective, contemporary oaken boards, pigskin, with blind stamped ornaments and arms of Wirtemberg in centres, the first edition of the Bible in Windish, Wittemberga, Hæredes Jo. Cratonis, 1584, folio (212) Tregaskis, £5 10s. 4042 Bible. The Byble in English, black letter, woodcut title by Holbein and numerous cuts in the text, first title, some inner margins and corners of some leaves repaired, some headlines in the Epistles cut into, morocco extra, antique gilt ornaments, g.e., by Rivière, Prynted by Rychard Grafton and Edward Whitchurch, 1539, fynyshed in April, folio (215) Bull, £42 10S.
[The first authorised edition of the complete Bible in English, called "The Great," or "Cromwell's," with Cromwell's arms uneffaced and all the titles, those to the Old Testament, the Hagiographia and the New Testament being alike. As one or two of the titles may have been supplied from another edition, this copy was sold not subject to return.-Catalogue.]
4043 Bible. The Bible in English, black letter, woodcut title to Old Testament in red and black, title to New Testament in black only, other titles within borders of 25 compartments of Biblical subjects, with initials of J. M. (Jehan Mallart), title to Old Testament defective and mounted, corner torn off that of New Testament, wanted 2 leaves after first title, last 2 leaves defective, some leaves stained, sold not subject to return, calf extra, Rouen, at the Coste and Charges of Richard Carmarden (per C. Hamillon), 1566, folio (218) Tregaskis, £6 17s. 6d. 4044 Bible. The Byble, whych is all the holy Scripture, truelye and purely translated into Englishe by Thomas Matthewe, 1537, black letter, woodcut titles and ornamental woodcut initials, Old Testament title in facsimile, margins of many leaves at beginning and end repaired, morocco super extra, g.e., by F. Bedford, Thos. Raynalde and W. Hyll, 1549, folio (219) Bull, £12 155.
[Mathewe's version, with Tyndale's Prologues. This is an accurate reprint of the edition of 1537. The woodcut border of the title page is made up of the same blocks as were used for Coverdale's Bible of 1535. Becke's revision of the same version, though issued the same year, was printed by John Daye.-ED.]
4045 Bible. The Byble, that is to say all the Holy Scripture ..