Biblia Latina (Bible in Latin)

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 15th century, Printer Simon Bevilaqua (Italian, active 1485–1518)

Place of Publication: Venice, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Goff B-603; BMC V 522; GW 4280; Essling 138; Sander 995


Overall: 21.3 x 16.2 x 7.2 cm (8 3/8 x 6 3/8 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 73 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Venice: Simon Bevilaqua, 8 May 1498) Quarto; 528 leaves; light brown marbled paper boards, green cloth box.

Selected illustrations: St. Jerome (first leaf of Prologue); Six days of Creation (facing opening of Genesis)

Venice: Simon Bevilaqua, 8 May 1498


Philip Hofer (Cambridge, MA ;1898-1984); Harvard College Library, from whom purchased by MFA, February 13, 1941.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund