Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
July 23, 2019 11:00 AMCalender

Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) Of the Citie of God.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3269BLocation: BostonDate / Time: July 23, 2019 11:00AM


Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) Of the Citie of God. London: Printed by G. Eld and M. Flesher, 1620. Second edition in English, folio, translated by John Healey (d. 1610),edited by William Crashaw (1572-1626),with the commentary of Juan Luis Vives (1492-1540); woodcut vignette to title, with twenty historiated and decorated woodcut initials; bound in contemporary paneled and sprinkled English calf boards, rebacked, endleaves renewed, tear with loss to fore-edge of page 353/354 affecting ruling and two printed shoulder notes, tear with loss to bottom corner of blank margin page 613/614, a few marginal notes, some marginal water staining to signature Cccc, pages 857 and 861 misnumbered, 12 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.

[pi]4 (lacking initial blank [pi]1),A-Z6, Aa-Zz6, Aaa-Zzz6, Aaaa-Dddd6.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.


Augustine of Hippo, Juan Luis Vives, William Crashaw, M. Flesher, G. Eld, London