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July 23, 2019 11:00 AMCalender

Gritsch, Johannes (1409-1475) [or] Conradus Grütsch (1420-1470) Quadragesimale.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3269B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 23, 2019 11:00AM


Gritsch, Johannes (1409-1475) [or] Conradus Grütsch (1420-1470) Quadragesimale. [Nuremberg]: Anton Koberger, 27 February 1479. Folio, text printed in gothic letter in two columns throughout, rubricated, bound in full contemporary alum-tawed pigskin over wooden boards (boards heavily wormed, the text less so), contemporary ink titling to spine and bottom edge, lacking clasps, catches, bosses and corner pieces (shadows visible), blind tooling more discernible on back board, 16 1/8 x 11 1/4 in.

[*10 (lacking *1 ?blank), **8, a10, b-d8, e-h6/8, i-o8/8/6, p-r8, s-x6/8, y-z8, A6, B8, C-H6, I9 (lacking I10 ?blank)].
Goff G494; H 8066*; Pell Ms 5445; Zehnacker 1035; Polain (B) 1748; Pr 1991; BMC II 417 (with erroneous date 26 Feb. 1479); BSB-Ink G-396; Döring-Fuchs G-157; GW 11545.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

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