943. [Minuscula]

The Lord's Prayer.

[Mainz, Gutenberg Museum, 1952]

Minuscule, 5 x 5 mm.

Publ. black leather, gilt fillets and cross on upper cover, giltruled flat spine. Kept in a specially designed box, also containing 3 original types. Good copy.

7 versions of the Lord's Prayer in 7 languages incl. American and British English. Loose in the box, 3 original types used to print this "smallest book of the world" ["Original-Type vom kleinsten im Buchdruck hergestellten Buch der Welt"]. This exceptionally small book was sold by the Gutenberg Museum to help in the reconstruction of that famous museum of printing. The original types are not present in all copies.
Ref. Bondy p. 155. - Spielmann p. 119. - Not in Welsh.

€ 1.000 / 1.500

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