Sd1.2.01 - Sd1.2.02
Bible. Vulgate. Latin 1454-1455
[Mainz] : [Printer of the 42 line Bible i.e. J. Gutenberg], [1454-1455?].
 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.
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.
Ff. 129r & 265r in vol 1 are of the first setting; f. 22r in vol. 2 are a special setting.
Ff. 1-5r and 129-132r have 40 lines; 5v and 310 have 41 lines.
Some painted initials. Decoration on ff. 1r, 5r of vol. 1 and f. 1r in vol. 2.
Texts Biblical Early works to 1800.
Gutenberg, Johann, 1397? - 1468 printer.
Vogel, Johannes binder.
Fuller, John, 1757 - 1834 donor.