Bibliographic Details

Biblia.

Uniform title Bible. Latin. Vulgate. 1487.
Imprint [Basel] : [Nicolaus Kesler], [9 October or 24 November 1487]
Description [436] leaves ; 34 cm (folio)
Language Latin
Subject Bible -- Translations into Latin -- Early works to 1800.
Bible.
Incunabula -- Switzerland -- Basel -- 1487.
Annotations (Provenance)
Manicules (Provenance)
Underscoring (Provenance)
Early works.
Translations.
Format Print, Book
Local Note Discovery of this item made possible by a gift from Julie and Roger Baskes.
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2793690
Other authors / contributors Kessler, Nikolaus, printer.
Rosenberger, Ludwig, 1904-1987, former owner.
Provenance Decoration: Large and medium alternating red and blue initials (blue largely washed out); rubricated.
Bookplate: Ex libris Ludwig Rosenberger.
Former owners' manuscript annotations in several hands (most very faded or washed out); manicules; underscoring; some annotations trimmed on fore edge.
Binding: Tan calf over boards.
Notes Explicit and colophon, leaf [407] verso: Immensas omnipotenti deo patri, qui leges [et] mandata ore suo edita [et] digito ipsius scripta, in hoc sacro sancto volumine mortalibus tradidit. Et filio qui in hac ipsa lege promissus atq[ue]sanctoru[m] p[ro]phetarum ore diuulgatus, mediator dei [et] hominum versus deus [et] homo humanu[m] genus a diaboli potestate redemit. Et Spiritui Sancto qui huius sancti operis verus auctor [et] inspirator extitit. Intemerate q[uoque]Virgini Marie in qua vniuerse leges [et] p[ro]phetie huius voluminis consummate sunt. Simulq[ue] toti militie triumphanti, gratiaru[m] referimus acto[n]nes. Cuius iuuamine hoc sacro sanctum opus in p[rae]sidium sancte fidei catholice, solicitius emendatum, claris litteris impressum, feliciter q[ue] est co[n]summatu[m]. Impensis attame[n] [et] singulari cura spectabil[is] viri Nicolai Keslers ciuis Basileen[sis]. Anno legisnoue milesimoquadringentesimo octuagesimo septimo. Vicesimoquarto kal[ends] Noue[m]bris.
Signatures: a-h⁸ i⁶ k-m⁸ n-q⁶·⁸ r⁶ [long s]⁸ s-z⁶·⁸ [et]⁶ [con]⁸ [ter]⁸ A-G⁸ H⁶ I-L⁸ M⁶ N-O⁸ P⁶ Q⁸ R-V⁶ X⁸ Y-Z⁶ 2A⁸ 2B-2D⁶ 2E-2F⁸ 2G⁶, ²a⁶ ²b-c⁸.
Text printed in 2 columns, table in 4 columns; 56 lines (text), 71 lines (table); Haebler, types 1:180G, 2:82G, 4:93G, 5:280G, 6:64G; capital spaces with guide letters; printer's device on leaf [407] verso.
Incunabula short title catalogue, entry ib00585000
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, entry 4262
Hain, L. Repertorium bibliographicum, entry 3100*
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, entry B-585
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, III, page 765 (IB. 37595)
Proctor, R. Index to the early printed books in the British Museum, entry 7664
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Inkunabelkatalog, entry B-458

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