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The Resource A noble fragment being a leaf of the Gutenberg Bible 1450-1455, with a bibliographical essay by A. Edward Newton

A noble fragment being a leaf of the Gutenberg Bible 1450-1455, with a bibliographical essay by A. Edward Newton

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A noble fragment being a leaf of the Gutenberg Bible 1450-1455
Title
A noble fragment being a leaf of the Gutenberg Bible 1450-1455
Statement of responsibility
with a bibliographical essay by A. Edward Newton
Title variation
  • Leaf of the Gutenberg Bible, 1450-1455
  • Gutenberg Bible leaf
  • Gutenberg leaf
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Language
eng
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facsimiles
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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A noble fragment being a leaf of the Gutenberg Bible 1450-1455, with a bibliographical essay by A. Edward Newton
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  • Consists of an illuminated leaf printed on both sides, from the original edition of the 42-line Gutenberg Bible printed in Mainz by Johann Gutenberg, between , 1454-1455. The leaf is from an imperfect copy which was broken up and distributed by Gabriel Wells
  • The Gutenberg leaf in the UCLA copy is from the apocryphal book of Judith, chapter III, verses 9-15; chapter IV; and chapter V, verses 1-27
  • Latin text in Black letter ("Gothic") type, 2 columns, on paper
  • Rubricated: running title "IUDITH" ("DITH" on verso, "IU" on recto) in alternating red and blue letters; chapter numbers in red and blue ink; chapters IV and V each begin with a two-line letter in red and blue, respectively; capitals throughout text are touched in red
  • Accompanied by three preliminary printed leaves (p. [3]-[8]) containing a bibliographical essay by A. Edward Newton, dated October 25, 1921 at Oak Knoll, Daylesford, Pennsylvania
  • Designed by Bruce Rogers
  • "These preliminary pages were printed at the shop of William Edwin Rudge"--Verso of title page
  • Title page printed in red and black; five-line capital at beginning of Newton's essay printed in red
Dimensions
41 cm.
Extent
[8] pages
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound by Stikeman in black morocco; gilt dentelles; gray endpapers; gilt-stamped spine title "Gutenberg" in gothic letters; gilt-stamped cover title reads "A leaf of the Gutenberg Bible (1450-1455);" in modern beige cloth clamshell box (43 cm). Gift of the Friends of the University student committee, 1926.
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  • (OCoLC)06677192
  • ucoclc6677192
Label
A noble fragment being a leaf of the Gutenberg Bible 1450-1455, with a bibliographical essay by A. Edward Newton
Publication
Note
  • Consists of an illuminated leaf printed on both sides, from the original edition of the 42-line Gutenberg Bible printed in Mainz by Johann Gutenberg, between , 1454-1455. The leaf is from an imperfect copy which was broken up and distributed by Gabriel Wells
  • The Gutenberg leaf in the UCLA copy is from the apocryphal book of Judith, chapter III, verses 9-15; chapter IV; and chapter V, verses 1-27
  • Latin text in Black letter ("Gothic") type, 2 columns, on paper
  • Rubricated: running title "IUDITH" ("DITH" on verso, "IU" on recto) in alternating red and blue letters; chapter numbers in red and blue ink; chapters IV and V each begin with a two-line letter in red and blue, respectively; capitals throughout text are touched in red
  • Accompanied by three preliminary printed leaves (p. [3]-[8]) containing a bibliographical essay by A. Edward Newton, dated October 25, 1921 at Oak Knoll, Daylesford, Pennsylvania
  • Designed by Bruce Rogers
  • "These preliminary pages were printed at the shop of William Edwin Rudge"--Verso of title page
  • Title page printed in red and black; five-line capital at beginning of Newton's essay printed in red
Dimensions
41 cm.
Extent
[8] pages
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound by Stikeman in black morocco; gilt dentelles; gray endpapers; gilt-stamped spine title "Gutenberg" in gothic letters; gilt-stamped cover title reads "A leaf of the Gutenberg Bible (1450-1455);" in modern beige cloth clamshell box (43 cm). Gift of the Friends of the University student committee, 1926.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06677192
  • ucoclc6677192

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