Fano: Hieronymus Soncinus, 1507.
First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Item #046841
Early full pigskin, slightly soiled but otherwise fine, morocco lettering piece. Endpapers refreshed, inner joint slightly cracked, title moderately soiled, scattered minor foxing and discoloration. (8), CCXLVI, (16) leaves with the blank leaf at aa8. 10 full page engravings and 33 vignette illustrations (from 27 blocks; 6 repeated). Leaf LXXXIX number LXXXIIII as with other copies but here "corrected" by stamping LXXXIIIIV.
Adams V 746, Mortimer (Italian Books) 537 (noting that the blocks "are probably metal". Brunet V 1216The nativity scene was used by Antonio Giunta in his 1511 bible. Soncino founded the first press in Fano Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046841.