Lot 1371: R P JACOBI TIRINI ANTUERPIANI E SOCIETATE JESU 1668 Antique Theology Engraved Fold-Out Map Leather Binding Engraved Vignettes Headpieces Tailpieces
by National Book Auctions
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: R. P. Jacobi Tirini antuerpiani e societate Jesu in s. scripturam commentarius duobus tomis comprehensus quibus explicantur. Hoc primo post varia prolegomena vetus fere testamentum: altero XII. Prophetae minores, machabaeorum liber primus & secundus, & nouum testamentum.
Author: Jacobi Tirini
Publisher: Apud Hieronymum & Joan. Bapt. Verdussen
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 788 pages
Width: 10" Height: 14"
Condition / Notes: This antique 17th-century folio is bound in full leather with blind tooling on the covers and raised bands on the spine. Metal clasps (which no longer close) are affixed to the fore edge. The exterior shows moderate rubbing, scuffing, and toning. There is some chipping and small instances of the leather separating from the boards at the edges. The text block is solid. There is some loss to the endpapers. The title page is in black and red, with numerous former ownership stamps and inscriptions, and an engraved vignette. The pages show light to moderate age toning and occasional marginal smudging/spotting. There are decorative engraved initials and head/tailpieces. The work includes a large engraved fold-out map.
This volume has been collated. It consists of 12 unnumbered pages, followed by 788 numbered pages. There is a gap in pagination between page 84 and page 89. There is one fold-out map, which is separating from the bottom at about the middle of the map. There are also 6 fold-out tables.
The following pages are mislabeled: Pg. 110 is labeled as 104, pg. 156 is labeled as 142, pg. 382 is labeled as 838, and pg. 447 is labeled as 439. In all cases the text appears to be continuous.
The following pages have parts which have been underlined: 124, 125, 209, 231, 331, 449, 490, 496, 497, 499. There are handwritten notes on the half title page, the title page, and the page opposite 788.
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