Leeds University Digital Library

Ninth German Bible

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Ninth German Bible
  • Description:

    Place of publication: Nuremberg, Germany

    Typology: Gothic

    Initials: Enlarged, rubricated 'D' in first column of text

    Illustrations: One woodcut; coloured. Salome, having just decapitated John the Baptist, is in the process of placing his head into a bag with the help of another female figure. The woodcut is quite intricate, with castles in the background and numerous tents in the foreground.

    Layout: Two columns. The title of each chapter precedes each section of text. The woodcut spans the entire width of the page.

    Comment: Woodcut coloured; sporadic rubrication of capital letters within the text.

  • Date range: 1483
  • Date: 1483
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2013 08:35
  • Last Modified: 23 Jul 2013 08:35