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Bible

Date:
1477 (printing); 1478 (binding)
Geography:
Made in Nuremberg, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Binding: leather (stamped & tooled) with engraved brass fittings, ink printed on paper, 1st folio hand colored in tempera, metal leaf, and shell gold
Dimensions:
Overall: 16 1/4 x 12 x 4 7/8 in. (41.3 x 30.5 x 12.4 cm)
Classification:
Leatherwork
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1924
Accession Number:
24.142.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 307
William Morris (British, Walthamstow, London 1834–1896 Hammersmith, London), Kelmscott House, Hammersmith, England; Henry Yates Thompson, London (sold 1924)
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