Bibliographic Details

[Biblia latina].

Uniform title Bible. Latin. Vulgate.
Imprint [Basel] : [Johann Amerbach], MCCCCLXXXII [1482]
Description [572] leaves ; 28 cm (folio)
Language Latin
Subject Incunabula -- Switzerland -- Basel -- 1482.
Annotations (Provenance)
Manicules (Provenance)
Format Print, Book
Local Note University of Chicago Library's copy imperfect: lacking blank leaves [1] and [572]; leaf B2 torn with some loss of text.
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/2793691
Other authors / contributors Amerbach, Johannes, 1441?-1513, printer.
Rosenberger, Ludwig, 1904-1987, former owner.
Provenance Former owner's inscription: Ex biblotheca Christophori Schetzij[?] abbatis in Manch[?]all. anno 1558.
Bookplate: Ex libris Ludwig Rosenberger.
Minimal former owners' manuscript annotations in 2[?] hands (chiefly found in Psalms); manicule (leaf B9); minor underscoring; some annotations partiall trimmed on fore edge.
Decoration: Red initials; rubricated.
Notes Title from Incunabula short title catalogue.
Place of printing and printer from Incunabula short title catalogue.
Incipit, leaf [2] recto: Incipit epistola beati Hieronymi ad Paulinu[m] presbyteru[m] de omnibu[us] diuin[a]e histori[a]e libris.
Explicit, leaf [530] verso: Fontibus ex gr[a]ecis heb[a]eo[rum] q[uoque] libris emendata satis et decorata simul. Biblia sum pr[a]esens superos ego testor et astra est impressa nec in orbe mihi similis. Singula qu[a]eque loca cu[m] concordantibus extant. Orthographia simul q[ua]m bene pressa manet M.CCCCLXXXII.
'A page-for-page reprint of Amerbach's 1481 edition"-- Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum.
Signatures: a-y¹⁰ A-T¹⁰ V¹² X-Y¹⁰ 1-8¹⁰ 9-10⁸ 11¹⁰ 12-13¹².
Printed in 2 columns (text); printed in 3 columns (interpretationes); 47 lines (text), 54 lines (interpretationes); Haebler, types 1:185G, 2:81G, 3:92G; capital spaces with guide letters.
First and last leaves blank.
Incunabula short title catalogue, entry ib00573000
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, entry 04248
Hain, L. Repertorium bibliographicum, entry *3086
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, entry B-573
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, III, pages 746-747 (IB 37272)
Proctor, R. Index to the early printed books in the British Museum, entry 7563
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Inkunabelkatalog, entry B-445

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