Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis Sixti V pont. max. iussu recognita et Clementis VIII . . . Imaginibus Salvatoris Dali exornata.
Illustrated with 105 full page lithographs of Salvador Dali.
Full title: Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis Sixti V pont. max. iussu recognita et Clementis VIII auctoritate edita. Imaginibus Salvatoris Dali exornata.
5 volumes, large folio (50 x 38 cm) ; original brown leather, spines with raised bands, decorated and titled in gilt, cream moire endpapers, upper edges gilt, cream moire and leather cases, inside in beige baize (publisher’s binding). (Slight rubbing to the slipcases, small stains to the moire of volume 2).
Important edition, printed by Rizzoli on laid paper with Dali’s signature in watermark, illustrated with 105 full page colour lithographs signed in the plate, from Salvador Dali’s original gouaches. The plates are mounted on tabs and protected by a captioned woven paper serpente. Text in Latin. With large black lettering in the text.
One of 1499 copies of the "Luxus" edition, this one numbered 1263, with proofs of issue at the end of each volume and the separate proof signed by the publisher (bi-folio, 4to on wove paper decorated with the initials B S D R on the 1st page). Preface signed in ink by the publisher.
A BEAUTIFUL COPY