Louvain, ca.1584. Woodcuts. laid paper with woodcuts. Original 16th century imprint, 7 1/2" 5 1/2"/ 19 x 14 cm, from the Latin Vulgate by Joannes Hentenius (Biblia, ad vetustissima exemplaria: nunc rècens castigata: in quibus, praeter ea quae subsequens praefatio), with one woodcut on recto and two on verso. Very Good +. Item #97
This Very Scarce edition was published immediately after the Council of Trent declared that the Vulgate was the official bible of the Catholic Church. This early and briefly published Vulgate was superceded by the Sixto-Clementine Vulgate of 1592.