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This is an incunabula leaf from
the "Biblia Cum Postillis", Book of Eclesiasticus (Sirach)
Chapter 41, which was a Latin vulgate Bible in four volumes. The
famous Anton Koberger printed this edition on April 12, 1493 in
Nuremberg Germany. The small folio size leaves measure 293 x 205
mm. in totality and contain various lines of Gothic type surrounded
by 65 to 66 lines of commentary by the noted medieval theologian
Nicholas de Lyra printed double column on paper in Latin. The
leaf also contains 2- three line versal letters in red with versal
indents and guide letters. There is copious rubrication throughout
the text as well as ornate flourishes. The verso
contains the same amount of lines and type. (Hain 3170, Proctor
2083, GW 4293, Oates 1025) This leaf contains minor staining.
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