Bible, Latin.

Format
Book
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
[Bamberg : Albrecht Pfister, not after 1461].
Description
884 leaves ; 39.6 x 28.1 cm (folio)

Details

Printer
Former owner
Notes
  • Commonly known in English as the 36-line Bible.
  • WHS copy is incomplete, consisting of 480 leaves, lacking portion now forming part of John Rylands Library set, and lacking leaves 89/5/6 (blanks canceled by first or subsequent binder). Besides this copy, WHS has 3 fragments described in following notes.
  • WHS fragment no. 1 is strip of 9 lines of leaf (7 x 22.2 cm.) containing parts of Ps. X,1-5; XI,8-9; XIII, 3-5; XV, 3-5.
  • WHS fragment no. 2 is fragment of vellum leaf (38.2 x 18.6 cm.), vol. II fo. 366, containing text of II Corinthians XII,5-21 and XIII,1-2.
  • WHS fragment no. 3 is portion of paper leaf (32.8 x 19.5 cm.), vol. II, fo. 49, containing text of end of Ecclesiasticus 24, and chapters 25-26 complete.
Binding note
WHS copy has binder's ticket: "Bound by C. Hering, 10 St. Martin's Street."
Provenance
  • WHS copy formerly owned by Scottish Benedictines, Würzburg; George John, 2nd Earl Spencer; Charles Jenkinson, 3rd Earl of Liverpool.
  • WHS fragment no. 3 formerly owned by Estelle Doheny.
References
  • Goff B-527.
  • HC 3032.
  • DeRicci (M) 23.
  • BMC I 16 (IC.64).
  • GW 4202.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
36-line Bible
Other views
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