HABAKKUK 1:1-3:19 (all) + Prologue. Title. “The Just Shall Live By His Faith” (2:4). Printed in Basel, Switzerland, by Johann Froben, October 27, 1495. Octavo size: 5.75″ x 4.25″. One of the very earliest printed octavo Bibles, as handy for travel as the popular “pocket bibles” of the 13th century. Reference: Goff B598; GW 4275. With 5 hand-painted initials in RED and BLUE. EXCELLENT+ condition. COA on premium “gold leaf” paper with gold seal and signature. Includes “Origins of the Vulgate Bible” with an English translation of important verses. Text is the written basis for Paul’s “justification by faith alone” sola fide doctrine. See further on the “Origins” page.