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July 23, 2019 10:00 AMCalender
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Dionysius Carthusiensis (1402-1471), ed. Petrus Danhauser (Late 15th Century) Specula Omnis Status Humanae Vitae.

$2,214$1,800
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3269B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 23, 2019 11:00AM

Description:

Dionysius Carthusiensis (1402-1471), ed. Petrus Danhauser (Late 15th Century) Specula Omnis Status Humanae Vitae. Nuremberg: Peter Wagner, 28 January 1495. First edition, quarto, this work currently attributed to Jacobus de Gruytrode (active 1440-1475) (cf. Dictionnaire de Spiritualité Ascétique et Mystique. Paris, 1972); printed in an elegant black letter font in a single column throughout, rubricated throughout with some initials done in blue and red, 117 of 118 leaves, lacking final blank; rebound in full dark calf, tooled in blind and lettered in gilt by Fred Shihadeh in 1985, 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

[pi]4, a-n8, o9 (lacking final blank o10).
Goff D248; HC 6246* = H 6245; Pell 4332; CIBN D-157; Richard 195; Torchet 316; Polain (B) 1306; Walsh 807, 808; Oates 1082; Bod-inc D-095; Sheppard 1631; Pr 2251; BMC II 465; BSB-Ink I-19; GW 8419.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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