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July 23, 2019 11:00 AMCalender
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Bible, Latin. Biblia Latina cum postillis Nicolai de Lyra et expositionibus Guillelmi Britonis in omnes prologos S. Hieronymi et additi

$8,610$7,000
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3269B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 23, 2019 11:00AM

Description:

Bible, Latin. Biblia Latina cum postillis Nicolai de Lyra et expositionibus Guillelmi Britonis in omnes prologos S. Hieronymi et additionibus Pauli Burgensis replicisque Matthiae Doering. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 7 May 1485. Four small folio volumes bound in uniform modern full calf, tooled and ruled in blind with attractive hand-lettered labels, all volumes rubricated, thirty-eight woodcut text illustrations some full-page; leather tabs on fore-edges of volume III, some headlines trimmed, some damage to leaves, marginalia, lacking only one text leaf and four blanks, 11 x 7 1/2 in. (4)

I: [a3-10 (lacking a1 blank & a2 de Lyra's Prologus Primus and first leaf of his Prologus Secundus), b12, c-h10, i-k8, l-o10, p6, q8, r-z10, A-E10, F12, G-H10, I4, K-P10, Q-R6, S-X10, Y12, Z10, aa-bb10, cc6; II: [a-e10, f8, g10, h8 i-z10, A-B10, C-D8 (D8 blank & present), E-O10, P8]; III: [a-g10, h12, i-m10, n12, o8, p-q10, r8, s2, t-v10, x-y6, z10, A-G10, H-I8, K-N10, O8]; IV: [a2-10 (lacking a1 blank), b-l10, m8, n-q10, r8, s6, t-y10, z12, A10, B8, C-F10, G12, H-O10, P8, Q6, R6 (lacking final two blanks R7 & R8].
Goff B613; HC 3166*; Schr 3472; Schramm XVII p.8; Pell 2345; Hillard 404; Oates 1004; Rhodes (Oxford Colleges) 364; Bod-inc B-319; Sheppard 1493, 1494; Pr 2041; BMC II 427 (var); BSB-Ink B-453; GW 4288.
Estimate $5,000-7,000


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