FINE BINDINGS – BIBLE, Latin. Biblia Sacra Vulgatae editionis: Sixti V. Pont. M. jussu recognita, et Clementis VIII. auctoritate edita.Cologne: Jakob Naulaeus, 1679.

Cologne portable edition of the Sistine Vulgate Latin Bible, in contemporary green morocco.The Sistine (or Sixtine) Vulgate is the edition of the Vulgate published in 1590, prepared by a commission on the orders of Pope Sixtus V and edited by himself. It was the first edition of the Vulgate authorized by a pope. Darlow & Moule 6181 (for 1590 first ed.).

Six volumes, 16mo (113 x 58mm). Engraved titles (old ownership inscription excised at bottom of four titles with loss of 2-3mm and a few lines of text). Contemporary olive green morocco, dentelle borders, all edges gilt, silk ribbon bookmarks. Provenance:Jacques Vieillard (bookplate).
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