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    Illustrated by Hans Holbein and
    Printed by Charlotte Guillard

    [Charlotte Guillard]. [Bible]. [Hans Holbein and Pierre Regnault, illustrations]. 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: Printed by Benedictus Prevotius, sub stella aurea, via for Carolam Guillard and Gulielmum Desboys, 1552. Edited by Johannes Benedictus (John Benoit). Second edition. Quarto. [16] 964; 260, [216] pages. Multiple woodcuts, by Hans Holbein in the Old Testament and Pierre Regnault in the New Testament. Decorated initials. Bookplate of "H.J. Nijland Visser." Contemporary blind-tooled calf boards rebacked and partially repaired, three raised spine bands. Binding rubbed, crazed, and scuffed with surface leather losses, tooling worn down, spine defective. Extensive holograph ink annotations on front endpapers, following blank pages and rear blank pages; holograph ex-libris on title page, small edge tears and paper chips to front and back pages; soiling, dampstains at ends, text block has tight margins and may have been trimmed, else in very good condition. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

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    As early as the mid to late 1540s, Charlotte Guillard began sharing the imprint with Guillaume Desboys, her nephew-in-law, working with him until her death in 1557.

    Adams B1047.



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