PHILIPPIANS 1-4 (all) + EPHESIANS 4:31-6:24 + COLOSSIANS 1:1-2:1. 2 consecutive leaves, with 2 titles. 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. Ruled in Red. With 10 hand-painted initials in RED and BLUE. EXCELLENT condition; small hole at bottom lines, on both leaves (see pics). COA on premium “gold leaf” paper with gold seal and signature. Includes “Origins of the Vulgate Bible” with an English translation of some important verses. Text includes the most significant Christ-hymn in the New Testament (Phil 2:5-11), another famous Christ-hymn (Col 1:15-20), and many other beloved texts that encourage us against all foes (see Eph 6:10-20; Phil 3:7-15 and 4:4:13; Col 1:24-29). Some texts are translated on the COA.