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July 23, 2019 11:00 AMCalender

Breviarium Cartusianum , [edited by] Conventus Cartusianorum de Padua.

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


Breviarium Cartusianum, [edited by] Conventus Cartusianorum de Padua. Venice: Andreas Torresanus, de Asula, 5 May [1491]. First edition of the Carthusian Breviary, 374 leaves of 376, lacking one-line title page (verso blank), and final blank, octavo, unfoliated, signatures marked, printed in red and black gothic letter in double columns throughout, thirty-five lines per page, Torresanus's device printed in red following the colophon, contemporary rubrication, gilt and illuminated capitals throughout, further illuminated with six full floral border decorations; title provided in facsimile, edges trimmed a bit tight on some leaves, bound in full 19th century crushed morocco by Riviere, a.e.g., ex libris the Pierpont Morgan Library, with leather book label and note of release; Richard Bennett's bookplate on ffep, 5 3/8 x 3 5/8 in.

A-C8, a-n8, o6, aa-ll8, mm6, aaa-qqq8, rrr-sss10, (lacking A1 title and sss10 blank).
Goff B1134; HR 3819; Pell 2966; CIBN B-797; Torchet 222; Zehnacker 568; IGI 2088; IBP 1268; Sajó-Soltész 815a; Voull (Trier) 1981; Ernst (Hildesheim) II,V 7; Voull(B) 4004; Rhodes (Oxford Colleges) 440; BSB-Ink B-856; GW 5197.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

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