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Mazarin Bible

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Mazarin Bible the first printed Bible, printed by Gutenberg and Fust about 1450, so called because Cardinal Mazarin possessed twenty-five copies
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Usage

In literature:

For an instant Mazarine stood demused, and then, thrusting the Bible into his pocket, he drew himself up in an effort of pride and defiance.
"Wild Youth, Volume Complete" by Gilbert Parker
MAZARIN BIBLE, the first book printed by movable metal types, a copy of which is in the Mazarin library, and bears the date 1456.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
The character of the type is between that of Pfister and the Mazarine Bible, although rather more resembling the latter.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Three" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Cardinal Mazarin then brought in a Bible, with a cross upon the volume.
"Louis XIV., Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
The Mazarin Bible has grown rather commoner of late years.
"The Book-Collector" by William Carew Hazlitt
The Gutenberg book is called the Mazarin Bible, having first been found in the library of Cardinal Mazarin.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 6" by Various
Mazarine Bible, The, 49.
"Of the Decorative Illustration of Books Old and New" by Walter Crane
It was in 1455 that Gutenberg printed his first book, an edition of the Vulgate, now called the Mazarin Bible.
"The Greatest English Classic" by Cleland Boyd McAfee
The Mazarine Bible, 1455, is very fine.
"Over the Ocean" by Curtis Guild
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