Printed Bible leaf, woodcut initials, 1519. Psalms.


Verso:  Text printed in a gothic typeface in two columns on laid paper with three 8-line woodcut initials.  Marginal notes and references.


Recto:  As Verso with a further woodcut initial.


Origin:  Lyon, France.  Printed by Jacques Mareschal for Simon Vincent.


Date: 1519.


Content:  The text on Recto is the end of Psalm 105 and the beginning of Psalm 106, which concludes on Verso.  Verso contains Psalms 107, 108 and the beginning of 109.

Psalm 107 (KJV 108) is:  Paratum cor meum Deus cantabo et psallam sed et gloria mea; consurge psalterium et cithara consurgam mane.  (My heart is ready, O God, my heart is ready: I will sing, and will give praise, with my glory. Arise, my glory; arise, psaltery and harp: I will arise in the morning early).


Condition:  The leaf is in very good/excellent condition, with full margins and sharply printed text and woodcuts.  It is unconditionally guaranteed genuine. 


Size:  Size of leaf: approx. 170x125 mm.  Presented in a museum quality mat, ready for framing.  Please note that postage is invoiced separately.  Australia $22.50. Overseas, ask for quote.


References: Adam's B 997; Baudrier XI, 401; Bibelslg. D WLB Stgt. D 276; Tanks VII, 324, 399; Lyon, France, 2008; Pogue, 1987, 42; UF Library, 2008; Stock, 1882, 86; Davis, 1966, 54; Bietenholz and Deutscher, 1987, 343

Item No:  PSA083

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