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Gutenberg Bible leaf

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Title

Gutenberg Bible leaf

Description

This leaf, which contains II Corinthians, I:1-III:18, was acquired by the Lilly Library in June 1997. It is believed to have originally been part of the Gutenberg New Testament now owned by the Library, and was one of the leaves already missing from the Lilly Library's New Testament when that volume was discovered in farmhouse in Olewig, Germany in 1828.

Creator

Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468, printer.

Publisher

Mainz : Printer of the 42-line Bible (Johann Gutenberg and Peter Schoeffer?)

Date

ca. 1454-1455, not after Aug. 1456

Identifier

Lilly Library BS75 1454 leaf vault
PURL: http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/general/VAB8634
Date Added
October 27, 2010
Collection
Treasures of the Lilly Library
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Citation
Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468, printer., “Gutenberg Bible leaf,” The Lilly Library Digital Collections, accessed December 18, 2014, http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/digital/collections/items/show/117.
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