MATTHEW 1:1-8. “The Beginning of the Promise”, with Jerome’s Prologues. Printed in Venice by Johann Herbort, April 30, 1484. Goff B580. With 3 Large Handpainted Capitals in Red and Blue. EXCELLENT+ condition. This fabulous text marks the beginning of the Gospel in the New Testament, a very hard leaf to find! Includes COA on “gold-leaf” paper with gold seal.