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July 23, 2019 11:00 AMCalender

Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) Opuscula.

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


Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) Opuscula. Venice: Dionysius Bertochus, 26 March 1491. Quarto, text printed in gothic type throughout, set in two columns, spaces for capitals left empty, chapter heading printed in red on first leaf of text, bound in a modern binding of full brown leather, antique style, tooled in blind, inscription on the final leaf of the preliminary table excised with some staining and slight loss to a few lines of text on the verso, with a patch, ex libris Walter Goldwater, with his bookplate, 9 x 6 1/2 in.

This collection of small works contains approximately forty different titles, including Augustine's Confessions, works now attributed as pseudo-Augustine, and several other short titles by different authors, including Pelagius, Gennadius, and Saint Jerome, among others.

a10 (a10 blank & present),b-z8, [et]8, [con]8, [rum]8, A8, B6, C-R8, S6 (S6 blank & present).
Bod-Inc: A-508; ISTC: ia01219000; GW: GW 2866; Hain: HC *1949; Goff: Goff A-1219; BMC: BMC V 488; Proctor: Pr 5277.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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