BIBLE. - Biblia sacra vulgatae editionis... - Lot 117 - Giquello

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BIBLE. - Biblia sacra vulgatae editionis... - Lot 117 - Giquello
BIBLE. - Biblia sacra vulgatae editionis Sixti V Pont. M. Iussu recognita, et Clementis VIII. Cologne, Balthasaris ab Egmond et Sociorum, 1682. Small in-8, red morocco, gilt right lace with palm leaves and twists, ornate spine, interior roulette, gilt edges on marble (Binding of the period). Edition of the Sixtoclementine Vulgate, printed in microscopic type on two columns with 72 lines, the text framed by a black fillet. Attractive unsigned intaglio engraved title-frontispiece, featuring historiated scenes from Genesis and Exodus, and figures of Moses and King David. A very attractive copy in a delightful morocco binding with Louvre lace. Unidentified engraved armorial bookplate (with gold chevron accompanied by three cans) with mention P. Doyen In Supr. Paris Curia Patroni. From the library of Baron Pichon (1897 sale, no. 3), with his ex-libris pastedown and a note in his hand at the top of one endpaper (purchase note: In vente Paul 1889 où était le beau Rabelais). Some old underlining in pink ink. Slight foxing to a few leaves and minor rubbing to the binding, one spine split over the height of a box.
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