Salvador Dali - Biblia Sacra

Salvador Dali

Spanish (1904 – 1989)

Salvador Dali Biblia Sacra – 1969

The Biblia Sacra was published in 1969 by Rizzoli of Rome.  This is an illustrated book of the Bible in Vulgate. There are 105 lithographs from original gouaches. The Salvador Dali Biblia Sacra lithographs are on a heavy paper and are signed in the block. The pages of text have the Dali signature as a watermark inside a circle. The prints extend to the margin and the paper size is 19 x 13 3/4″. The total tirage for the Biblia Sacra is 1798 plus proofs. The edition consists of 1499 of the regular edition (Luxus, luxury), 199 of the Magni Luxus edition (great luxury), and 99 of the Biblia Sacra Ad Personam (personal) edition which contains an original gouache.

The Salvador Dali Biblia Sacra Magni Luxus edition set shown below includes the original prospectus (glossy, several pages in Italian, with an additional plate (#18), and a certificate of authenticity numbered and signed by the publisher. The works are uncut in the publisher’s green crushed morocco case, gilt paneled spines with raised bands enclosing floral designs of inlaid morocco in various colors with inner gilt dentelles, watered silk endpapers, and the slipcases are covered with watered silk with morocco ends. There is fading and minor wear to the spines, and minor fading to the slipcases. Sold!!!

Also available, is a complete 5 volume set of the regular “Luxus” edition with text and 105 lithographs. The edition number is 974, it comes in 4 out of 5 original shipping boxes and the book cases, art work and text are in mint condition. The five volume set is shown below. Available

A complete 5 volume set of the Salvador Dali Biblia Sacra personal edition with text and 105 lithographs but without the gouache. The edition number is marked ad personal, it comes with a certificate of authenticity from the publisher. The portfolio cases have some minor rubbing and fading, but the case, art work and text are in mint condition. Available

Available for sale are:

1) The complete set of books of 105 Biblia Sacra heliogravures and one etching complete with case, text and title page. Available

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Biblia Sacra Lithographs

The 105 lithographs from the Biblia Sacra 5 volumes