img_35-1.jpg
'Biblia germanica' printed by Gunther Zainer of Augsburg in 1475-76 sold for a record €120,000 (£103,450) in a Ketterer Kunst auction.

You have 2 more free articles remaining

Generally recognised as the first illustrated printed Bible, this copy at the Munich auction on May 22 was once in the enormous library formed by Richard Heber and dispersed in 1833 in a series of sales that stretched over some 200 days.