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3269B Boston
July 23, 2019 11:00 AMCalender

Psalterium , Edited by Bruno, Bishop of Würzburg (1005-1045).

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


Psalterium, Edited by Bruno, Bishop of Würzburg (1005-1045). [Wurzburg: Georg Reyser, c. 1485]. Folio, text in gothic letter, printed in two columns in red and black throughout, the main text in a large display type flanked with commentary in a smaller face, large rubricated initial in red and blue on the first leaf of text, other large capitals supplied in red and blue throughout; ex libris Eric Sexton with morocco and paper book labels (unnumbered); from the Library of C.H.T. John Hornby of Shelley House, Chelsea; and Clifford Rattey, with a pencil note stating that this copy was purchased from Leighton before his death in November 1917; bound in full modern crushed brown morocco, tooled in blind, period style, with a cataloging note from Quaritch in pencil on rear pastedown, old printer's waste medieval manuscript leaf preserved as rear flyleaf, some damp staining to inner bottom corner, the leaves washed and some expertly reinforced, 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.

[*8, a8, b-z8/6, A-H8/6, I7 (lacking blank after I5), K-N8/6, O8, P9] (lacking final blank P10).
Goff P1046; HC 4011*; GfT 64; Meyer-Baer p. 46; Pell 3034; CIBN B-866; Hillard 506; Péligry 658; Zehnacker 1946; Polain (B) 917; IGI 8141; Walsh 961; Bod-inc P-510; Sheppard 1933, 1934, 1935; Oates 1208, 1209; Pr 3123; BMC II 571; BSB-Ink P-832; GW M36219.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

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