Folio:  ff. (lacking last leaf of index; toned, title, first & last few ff. repaired).
Cont. blind-stamped calf over wood, edges bevelled inside, spine on 4 raised bands, mod. black leather title labels, metal clasps & catches (rubbed, repaired, head def., 1 clasp gone). Good copy.
Rare Antwerp edition of the Dutch Catholic Bible trsl. by the Leuven monk N. van Winghe (1st 1548), reprinted from the Leuven 1553 ed. (Bbb7v). Title in red and black within woodcut borders. Numerous woodcuts: for the Old Testament copied after Holbein’s ills (1st printed Lyon 1538) and for the New Testament by various Antwerp artists (some signed with initials of Arnold Nicolai). Printed in gothic type, in 2 cols. Ref. BT 468. - BCNI 2734. - STC Dutch (BL) 23. - Pettegree NB 3760. - Not in Adams, Machiels, Darlow/Moule, Bibles Paris. Prov. Libr. stamps.
€ 1.500 / 2.000Live bidding