07-23-2019 07-23-2019
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3269B Boston
July 23, 2019 11:00 AMCalender

Homiliarius Doctorum de Tempore et de Sanctis a Paulo Diacono Collectus , edited by Johann Ulrich Surgant (c. 1450-1503).

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


Homiliarius Doctorum de Tempore et de Sanctis a Paulo Diacono Collectus, edited by Johann Ulrich Surgant (c. 1450-1503). Basel: Nicolaus Kesler, 30 September 1493. Folio, title page with full-page woodcut depicting the church fathers, the work in two parts; text printed in gothic type in two columns throughout, initials added by hand in red and blue throughout; contemporary manuscript ownership inscription inside front board, additional inscription dated 1533 at top of title, other marginalia in text; bound in full contemporary alum-tawed leather, tooled in blind on both boards and spine with original catches, lacking clasps and straps, rebacked, later brass half-round embellishments added to both boards (likely added at the time of the binding repair), original chevron endbands worked in red, white, and blue thread still intact at head and tail; some worming, the whole binding stained brown, again likely at the time of the rebacking, 12 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.

a-z6, aa-cc6, dd-ee8, A-L6, M10.
Goff H317; HC 8791*; GfT 1003; Schr 4898; Schramm XXI p.28; Pell Ms 9051 (8897 bis); Pr 7685; BMC III 770; BSB-Ink H-325; GW 12929.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

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