Biblia Sacra – 1578 – GENESIS 1-2 Title


”Let there be light!”


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GENESIS 1:1-2:10. Title. “Let there be light!” Printed in Basel by T. Guarinum, 1578. Ref: Adams B1086. FINE- condition; overall smudges and underlines, marginal spots. 2 LARGE WOODCUT 3.5″ x 2.3″ of the creation of animals and of Adam and Eve. An exquisite leaf — the fading woodcuts notwithstanding. This prologue to the Bible declared that God’s creation, with humankind at its apex, is “very good”. The most sought after leaf in the Bible! COA on premium “gold leaf” paper. Leaf and COA set in a museum-quality Tri-fold Portfolio.

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Biblia Sacra / 1578




7.4" x 5.2"

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