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Reusner, Nicolaus (1545-1602) Icones sive Imagines Virorum Literis Illustrium

Auction:
2730B
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2730B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Reusner, Nicolaus (1545-1602) Icones sive Imagines Virorum Literis Illustrium. Strasbourg: Jobin, 1590.
Octavo, illustrated with large woodcut portraits throughout, contemporary ownership inscription on front paste down and ffep, added marginal notes and underlinings from the same period throughout, several small slips of paper tipped into the gutter opposite Melanchthon's portrait, bound in contemporary alum-tawed sheep over paper boards, roll-tooled in blind, worn but intact, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.
Although somewhat heavy on the theologians, with great emphasis on the Reformers, luminaries from other fields are also present, including Vesalius, Copernicus, and the printer Oporinus.
Estimate $500-700

)(8, A-Z8, a-e8 (with final blanks e7 and e8 present).


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