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    [Bible]. [Johannes Benedictus (Jean Benoit), editor]. Biblia Sacra iuxta vulgatam quam dicunt Editionem, A Mendis Quibus innumeris partim scribarum incuria, partim sciolorum audacia scatebat, summa cura parique fide repurgata, atque ad priscorum probatissimorumque exemplariorum normam, adhibita interdum fontium autoritate... Paris: apud Carolum Guillard, sub sole aureo, Guielm Desboys, 1549. Second Edition. Large Folio. [16], 811, [blank]; 214, [blank], [128] pages. Large decorated initials, including a large inhabited initial letter "d" on page 529 signed in block "C.G.". Modern full calf over wood boards, boards scuffed and bumped, light printing transfer on front cover. Calligraphic ownership inscription dated "1553" on verso of first blank. Small tab on page 297. Holes and trails from biopredation in varying number with differing degrees of effect to text, more concentrated in front and back, with paper loss along the fore-edge of first leaves, not affecting text; occasional pen notes and markings, minor marginal dampstains and soiling. Otherwise, in good condition.

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    April, 2015
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