Great Polyglot Bibles, Including a Leaf from the Complutensian of Acala, 1514–17 by Basil Hall. Allen Press.
Great Polyglot Bibles, Including a Leaf from the Complutensian of Acala, 1514–17 by Basil Hall...
Great Polyglot Bibles, Including a Leaf from the Complutensian of Acala, 1514–17 by Basil Hall...

Great Polyglot Bibles, Including a Leaf from the Complutensian of Acala, 1514–17 by Basil Hall...

1966. San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1966.

Folio, [19] leaves unpaginated, loose signatures in Siena wrappers, laid in purple cloth covered folding box with printed title label. Fine.

§ Limited to 400 copies, with a leaf from the Complutensian Bible and a well-researched scholarly essay by Basil Hall. The leaf is printed in Hebrew, Greek, Latin, and Aramaic and has long been regarded as one of the greatest feats of typography. Today it is one of the most highly valued editions of the bible ever printed, the last complete copy selling for over $170,000. The Allen Press’ first leaf book. Allen Press Bibliography 30. Item #123521

Price: $750.00

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