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Leaf of the Gutenberg Bible

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Title:
Leaf of the Gutenberg Bible
Title (uniform):
Bible. Latin. Vulgate. 1454
Description:
Original leaf from the Gutenberg Bible. The leaf was taken by the book dealer Gabriel Wells from a copy of the Gutenberg Bible once housed at the Royal Library in Munich. The leaf contains Exodus xiv: 27-xvi: 22. Headlines, chapter numbers, and initials, rubricated in red and blue.
Printer:
Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468
Printer:
Fust, Johannes, 1400-1466
Printer:
Schöffer, Peter, approximately 1425-approximately 1502
Former owner:
Elisabeth Auguste, Electress, consort of Karl Theodor, Elector Palatine and Elector of Bavaria, 1721-1794
Former owner:
Wells, Gabriel, 1862-1946
Former owner:
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Former owner:
Mannheimer Hofbibliothek
Date:
1454
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Gothic type
Incunabula
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Incunabula (Collection of Distinction)
Subjects:
Bible. Latin. Vulgate. 1454
Places:
GermanyBavariaMainz
Extent:
[1] leaf
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Restrictions:
Access to physical copy/copies by appointment only. Please contact Boston Public Library Rare Books and Manuscripts Department for further information.
Publisher:
Mainz : Johannes Gutenberg
Notes (citation):
Hain, 3031
GW, 420
Schwenke, P. Johannes Gutenbergs 42-zeilige Bibel, p. 17 (leaf from no. 37)
Work of Bruce Rogers, 301
Warde, F. Bruce Rogers, 156
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Language:
Latin
Identifier:
06_01_006239-06_01_006240
Call #:
RARE BKS Q.450.5 FOLIO
Barcode:
39999085229936