07-23-2019 07-23-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3269B Boston
July 23, 2019 11:00 AMCalender
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Josephus, Flavius (d. circa 100 CE) Opera Omnia.

$677$550
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3269B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 23, 2019 11:00AM

Description:

Josephus, Flavius (d. circa 100 CE) Opera Omnia. Frankfurt am Main: Impensis Sigismundi Feyerabendt, 1580. Folio, large woodcut compartment to title, large printer's device on final leaf, additionally illustrated with numerous text woodcuts, some by Jost Amman (1539-1591), including the large full-page woodcut of the Adam and Eve's fall in the Garden of Eden, signed IA in the cut; ownership inscriptions to title (title mounted), some marginal staining to text, marginalia, bound in older leather boards, amateurishly rebacked, ex libris N. Burt Paradise, with his bookplate inside front board, marginal paper repairs, worming, some water stains, 14 1/4 x 9 in.

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Estimate $400-600


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