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|Named Person:||Johann Gutenberg; Johann Gutenberg|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jean-Marie Dodu; Bibliothèque Mazarine.
|ISBN:||2905699043 9782905699046 2905699051 9782905699053 290569906X 9782905699060 2905699078 9782905699077 2905699086 9782905699084|
|Notes:||Comprises an exact facsimile reproduction of the Mazarin Library copy of the Gutenberg Bible, in two volumes, accompanied by two volumes of commentary. The commentary volumes contain historical background and a list of all known copies of the Gutenberg Bible, followed by a transcription of the Latin text with parallel translation into English.
Title from commentary volume 1.
Volumes 1-2 comprise "Historical background" by Dodu (p. -46) and the text of the Bible in Latin (the R. Weber ed. of the Vulgate) and English (Revised Standard Version), with page layout corresponding to that in the Gutenberg Bible.
Volumes [3-4] comprise facsim. of the printed text and the hand-painted initials and rubrics of the Bibliothéque Mazarine (Paris) copy of the Gutenberg Bible, omitting later ms. marginalia, underscorings, etc.
"Common abbreviations" and "Characters of the 42 line Bible (according to Zedler)": sheet laid in.
Volumes [3-4] each issued in case (44 cm.)
|Description:||4 volumes ; 41 cm|
|Other Titles:||The Gutenberg Bible : a commentary
Biblia Sacra Mazarinaea