Editio Cimelia Bohemica. Velislai Biblia Picta.
Folio (ca. 237 x 329 mm). (28) pp. Contemporary wrappers with stamped logo of "Editio Cimelia Bohemica" and blue, white and red twisted cord.
An extract of the 1970 complete facsimile edition of the Velislaus' Bible kept at the Czech National Library in Prague (MS. XXIII.C.124). It includes the story of Joseph of Egypt and his brethren, shown in reproductions of the splendid, partly coloured drawings from the manuscript, accompanied by some lines of Latin text. An explanation of the drawings in English is given on each page, while the short introduction is provided in Czech, Russian, English, French and German.
Wrappers a little worn, otherwise well preserved. Last in the possession of the Viennese collector Werner Habel.