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Biblia Sacra – 1479 – EXODUS 9-12


“The LORD’s Pass-over”


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EXODUS 9:25-12:32. “The LORD’s Pass-over” (Ch.12). With three (3) medium initials. Original incunabula leaf. LimEd 15/20 (max 20 leaves offered). Printed in Venice by Nicholas Jenson, 1479. Folio size: 13″ x 9″. EXCELLENT- condition; rounded lower corner; very slightly shaved lower edge (see pics). Nicely detailed pen-work in Red and Blue. Leaf and COA set in a large Bifold Portfolio. This important text recounts the final plagues and the first Passover. God’s judgment upon the Egyptians, God’s “hardening” of Pharoah’s heart, and the consequent freedom for the Israelites, was to demonstrate that Israel’s God is the only true God — see 12:12 “I am the LORD” (ego dns — “dns” being the Latin abbreviation for “dominus” or Lord; second to last line, first column. on this leaf. LORD/YHWH is the given Name of Israel’s God from Exodus 3, YHWH in Hebrew.

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13" x 9"