MATTHEW 1:1-8 + Jerome’s Prologue to Matthew. “The Beginning of the Promise” (1:1). Printed in Venice by Johann Herbort, 1484; very thin fine linen-rag paper, translucent. Ref: Goff 580. SUPERIOR- CONDITION; very slight smudging to lower margin. 3 HUGE hand-painted initials. COA on “gold-leaf” premium paper w. gold seal. Leaf and COA set in premium, museum-quality Bifold Portfolio: black linen cloth cover w. burgundy silk moire lining. Free Priority Shipping.