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(Papal Binding, Ex-collection Pope Leo XIII)

Auction:
2433
Lot:
302
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2433
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

(Papal Binding, Ex-collection Pope Leo XIII), Farabulini, David, L'Arte Degli Arazzi el la Nuova Galleria dei Gobelina al Vaticano, Rome: Stamperia Vaticana, 1884, gilt embossed red morocco with black geometric onlay, and central embossed papal shield with the arms of Leo XIII, by Luigi Cristallini, flyleaf bearing his blindstamp u.r., front pastedown with gilt embossed red pebbled morocco bookplate of Leo XIII dated 1885, 8vo, (bumped, minor age wear, wear to embossed Papal shields at covers, toning around edges of pastedowns, rear pastedown and flyleaf with minor dampstaining, offset opposite bookplate).
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

Nuova Galleria, Luigi Cristallini, Pope

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