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Main entry--uniform title

Bible. Vulgate. Latin 1454-1455


[Biblia Latina].

Varying form of title

Gutenberg Bible

Publication, distribution, etc.

[Mainz] : [Printer of the 42 line Bible i.e. J. Gutenberg], [1454-1455?].

Physical description

[643] leaves in 2v ; Fo.


Text in two columns, 42 lines per page. Last 2 leaves are blank.


Known as the Gutenberg Bible or the 42-line Bible; formerly known as the Mazarin Bible.

Citation/references note

ISTC ib00526000; Hain 3031, Proctor 56, GKW 4201; Goff B-526; BMC I, 17


Given to Eton College by John Fuller.


Belonged in the 15th century to the Carthusians at Erfurt.


Erfurt binding signed by Johannes Vogel.

Copy-specific note

Ff. 129r & 265r in vol 1 are of the first setting; f. 22r in vol. 2 are a special setting.

Copy-specific note

Ff. 1-5r and 129-132r have 40 lines; 5v and 310 have 41 lines.

Copy-specific note

Some painted initials. Decoration on ff. 1r, 5r of vol. 1 and f. 1r in vol. 2.


Texts Biblical Early works to 1800.

Added entry--name

Added entry--name

Vogel, Johannes binder.

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Added entry--place

Germany Mainz.


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