Biblia [French] La bible historiée. Ed: Jean de Rély.

Accession number: 
PML 28379-82
Uniform title: 
Bible. French. 1498.
Published: 
Paris : Antoine Vérard, [between 8 May 1498 and 25 Oct. 1499]
Description: 
4 v. ; (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchase, 1931.
Notes: 

Comprises the Historia scholastica of Petrus Comestor (with additions from the authentic Bible text), translated by Guyard des Moulins, and further translations from the Vulgate, edited by Jean de Rély, with glosses (Goff, CIBN).
In two parts. Dated by CIBN from the address, types and state of the device. Woodcuts.
ISTC note: PML (vell).
Library's copy on vellum.

Binding: 
18th-century red morocco, a French collector's binding.
Variant Title: 

Bible historiée

Provenance: 
From the collections of Bibliothèque Ste. Geneviève, Paris (see Van Praet I.43); Gaignat, sale 1769; La Vellière, sale 1783 (cat. I, 116); MacCarthy-Reagh, sale 1815 (cat I, 136); Sir Charles and Lady Mary Forster; sold Sotheby's July 1931 by Lady Foster of Lysways Hall, Rugeley, & Hench Hall, Lichfield.
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