New Testament Manuscript Traditions, The University of Chicago Library, 1973, VG

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Chicago, The University of Chicago Library, 1973. 
English, First Edition, Very Good, Staplebound Soft Cover, 4to, 8 ¾” x 9 ⅝,” Unpaginated.

Staplebound stiff white wraps with golden interior covers in publisher’s golden dust jacket, red text and blue illustrations to front of jacket, front flap pasted to interior cover and jacket stapled to spine. Mild shelfwear to front and back, light soiling to front and back, minor creasing to back flap, mild edgewear, wear to spine, otherwise clean, tightly bound, and excellent. Unpaginated. A catalog for “an exhibition based on the Edgar J. Goodspeed Collection of the University of Chicago Library” held at The Joseph Regenstein Library January-March 1973 (from the frontis). Curation and Introduction by Robert Rosenthal. The exhibition comprised of the University of Chicago Library’s collection of New Testament manuscripts was dedicated to Professor Edgar J. Goodspeed. 83 works are written about in the catalog from various countries, periods, and artistic traditions. From the Introduction: “The presentation of these manuscripts has been conceived on a broad scale with all major facets of their origin, textual content, and artistic expression placed in a perspective of two millennia.”