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Auction Description for Swann: EARLY PRINTED, MEDICAL & SCIENTIFIC BOOKS
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Exhibition & Sale Schedule: Sale 2348 - Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books - begins at 1:30pm in New York on Thursday, May 1. All material in Sale 2348 on display at our premises in New York City, 104 East 25th Street, as follows: Sat, Apr 26: Noon to 5pm - Mon, Apr 28: 10am to 6pm - Tues, Apr 29: 10am to 6pm - Wed, Apr 30: 10am to 6pm - Thurs, May 1: 10am to Noon.

EARLY PRINTED, MEDICAL & SCIENTIFIC BOOKS

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

291 lots with images

May 1, 2014

Live Auction

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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ANACREON.  Anakreontos Teiou Mele.  1793

Lot 1: ANACREON. Anakreontos Teiou Mele. 1793

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Description: ANACREON. Anakreontos Teiou Mele. Greek text followed by Italian translation by Giuseppe Maria Pagnini (under the pseudonym of Eritisco Pilenejo). [4], 93, [5]; [2], viii, 99 pages, including the 3 integral blanks. 2 parts in one volume. 4to, 256x177 mm, wrappers with original backstrip, possibly later covers, somewhat soiled and creased, chipped along edges; contents clean; uncut and largely unopened. Brooks 488. Parma: in aedibus Palatinis . . . typis Bodonianis, 1793

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APULEIUS. Metamorphoseos, sive de asino aureo libri undecim.  1536

Lot 2: APULEIUS. Metamorphoseos, sive de asino aureo libri undecim. 1536

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Description: APULEIUS. Metamorphoseos, sive de asino aureo libri undecim. With commentary by Filippo Beroaldo. [8], 159, [25] leaves. 8vo, 149x96 mm, 17th-century vellum boards; occasional browning or foxing, scattered cropped early marginalia, wormhole through rear endpapers and cover. Paris: Simon de Colines, 1536

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ARISTOPHANES. Comoediae undecim.  2 vols.  1624.  2 leaves supplied in pen-and-ink facsimile.

Lot 3: ARISTOPHANES. Comoediae undecim. 2 vols. 1624. 2 leaves supplied in pen-and-ink facsimile.

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Description: ARISTOPHANES. Comoediae undecim. Greek text with Latin translations by Nicodemus Frischlin, Florent Chrestien, and Andrea Divo, and notes by Joseph Justus Scaliger et al. [24], 509, [1]; [3], 510-935, [1], 56 pages, with last leaf in first volume and first leaf in second supplied in meticulous pen-and-ink facsimile on laid paper. 2 volumes. 12mo, 132x74 mm, 18th-century red morocco gilt, joints worn; contents lightly toned. Hoffmann I, 254. Leiden: Joannes Maire, 1624

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ARISTOTLE. Politicorum libri octo.  1511

Lot 4: ARISTOTLE. Politicorum libri octo. 1511

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Description: ARISTOTLE. Politicorum libri octo [and other texts]. Latin translation by Leonardo Bruni with commentary by Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples. Title within woodcut historiated border. [6], 712 [i. e., 172] leaves. Folio, 282x203 mm, contemporary limp vellum, spine darkened, recased, endpapers renewed; marginal dampstaining, small wormholes through front and rear of contents not impairing legibility, few contemporary marginalia, clean tear in b8, blank upper outer corner of last leaf restored. Hoffmann I, 342; Schreiber 10. (Paris: Henri Estienne, 5 April 1511)

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ARNOT, HUGO. The History of Edinburgh, from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time.  1788

Lot 5: ARNOT, HUGO. The History of Edinburgh, from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time. 1788

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Description: ARNOT, HUGO. The History of Edinburgh, from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time. Engraved frontispiece and 18 plates; folding engraved plan. [iii]-xii, 677 [i. e., 689], [1] pages. 4to, 260x204 mm, contemporary 1/2 mottled calf; varying foxing and dampstaining, both occasionally heavy, soiling on title, some plates partly separated at folds, extraneous second plan of Edinburgh bound in, with repairs on verso. Edinburgh: printed for William Creech; and sold by Messrs Robinson & Co. . . . London, 1788

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ARRIANUS, FLAVIUS. Expeditionis Alexandri libri septem et Historia Indica.  1757

Lot 6: ARRIANUS, FLAVIUS. Expeditionis Alexandri libri septem et Historia Indica. 1757

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Description: ARRIANUS, FLAVIUS. Expeditionis Alexandri libri septem et Historia Indica. Greek text with Latin translation and notes by Georg Raphel. Folding engraved map. xlviii, 637, [199] pages, including half-title and engraved additional title. 8vo, 206x127 mm, contemporary vellum boards with spine title in ink, spine darkened and discolored, covers slightly warped; some marginal toning and foxing. Bookplates of William Below, F.S.A., T. S. Gosset, A.M., of Trinity College, Cambridge, and R. P. L. Booker. Amsterdam: apud Wetstenium, 1757

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AUGUSTINUS, AURELIUS, Saint. Opuscula.  Part 1 (of 2).  1513

Lot 7: AUGUSTINUS, AURELIUS, Saint. Opuscula. Part 1 (of 2). 1513

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Description: AUGUSTINUS, AURELIUS, Saint. Opuscula. Part 1 (of 2). Petit device on title. [14], 300 leaves. 4to, 205x141 mm, contemporary 1/4 blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, lacking catches and clasps, spine darkened and worn, front cover detached; varying browning or foxing, paper fault in blank lower margin of a3, worsening marginal dampstaining on approximately the last 25 leaves, front free endpaper loose. Paris: (Jean Barbier for ) Jean Petit, (20 September 1513)

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BARRIOS, MIGUEL [i. e., DANIEL LEVI] DE. Las Poesías Famosas y Comedias.  1708

Lot 8: BARRIOS, MIGUEL [i. e., DANIEL LEVI] DE. Las Poesías Famosas y Comedias. 1708

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Description: BARRIOS, MIGUEL [i. e., DANIEL LEVI] DE. Las Poesías Famosas y Comedias. 10 engraved text illustrations. [24], 256; 55, [1]; [8], 107, [3] pages. 3 parts in one volume. 4to, 220x175 mm, 19th-century 1/2 calf; upper portion of contents dampstained, worming in blank upper corner of the last dozen leaves. Antwerp: Henrico & Cornelio Verdussen, 1708

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(BASKERVILLE PRESS.) Vergilius Maro, Publius. Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis. 1757 [i.e. circa 1770?]

Lot 9: (BASKERVILLE PRESS.) Vergilius Maro, Publius. Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis. 1757 [i.e. circa 1770?]

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Description: (BASKERVILLE PRESS.) Vergilius Maro, Publius. Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis. [12], 432 pages, including initial blank. 4to, 294x227 mm, contemporary red morocco gilt, spine darkened, chipped at top; minor marginal foxing toward end. Bookplate of Milton Academy Library. Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1757 [i. e., circa 1770?]

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BASKERVILLE PRESS.  Juvenalis, Decimus Junius; and Persius Flaccus, Aulus. Satyrae. 1761. Extra-illustrated.

Lot 10: BASKERVILLE PRESS. Juvenalis, Decimus Junius; and Persius Flaccus, Aulus. Satyrae. 1761. Extra-illustrated.

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Description: (BASKERVILLE PRESS.) Juvenalis, Decimus Junius; and Persius Flaccus, Aulus. Satyrae. 240 pages. 4to, 295x232 mm, contemporary red straight-grain morocco; some foxing at end. Contemporary armorial bookplate of I. White of New College, Oxford. Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1761

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BASKERVILLE PRESS.  Horatius Flaccus, Quintus. [Opera.]  1770

Lot 11: BASKERVILLE PRESS. Horatius Flaccus, Quintus. [Opera.] 1770

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Description: (BASKERVILLE PRESS.) Horatius Flaccus, Quintus. [Opera.] Engraved frontispiece by Henriquez. [4], 344 pages. 4to, 286x217 mm, contemporary brown morocco attractively gilt with scallop border on covers, spine in 7 compartments with morocco lettering piece in one and floral tools in the rest; contents generally clean. Armorial bookplate of Asa Palmer French (1860-1935) dated 1912. Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1770

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BASKERVILLE PRESS.  Lucretius Carus, Titus. De rerum natura libri sex.  1772

Lot 12: BASKERVILLE PRESS. Lucretius Carus, Titus. De rerum natura libri sex. 1772

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Description: (BASKERVILLE PRESS.) Lucretius Carus, Titus. De rerum natura libri sex. [2], 280 pages. 4to, 291x231 mm, early 19th-century red straight-grain morocco, neatly rebacked; scattered foxing. Bookplate of Milton Academy Library. Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1772

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BAYLE, PIERRE; et al. Dictionnaire Historique et Critique . . . Quatrième Édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée. 4 vols.  1730

Lot 13: BAYLE, PIERRE; et al. Dictionnaire Historique et Critique . . . Quatrième Édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée. 4 vols. 1730

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Description: BAYLE, PIERRE; et al. Dictionnaire Historique et Critique . . . Quatrième Édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée. [14], xcvi, 718; [4], 915, [1], [4], 831, [1]; [4], 804 pages, including half-titles. 4 volumes. Folio, 408x257 mm, contemporary calf, rebacked; mostly moderate foxing. Bookplates of the Fraser Institute Free Public Library (released). Printing and the Mind of Man 155b (1695-97 original edition). Amsterdam & Leiden: P. Brunel et al., 1730

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BESSARION, Cardinal. In calumniatorem Platonis libri quatuor.  1503

Lot 14: BESSARION, Cardinal. In calumniatorem Platonis libri quatuor. 1503

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Description: BESSARION, Cardinal. In calumniatorem Platonis libri quatuor [and other texts]. [8], 112 leaves. Folio, 324x215 mm, contemporary limp vellum with external lacing on spine, thong ties lacking; minor stains and soiling on title, 2 small wormholes affecting a few letters on verso, insignificant marginal dampstaining at beginning and end, occasional early underscoring and marginalia. (Venice: House of Aldus, July 1503)

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BIBLE ILLUSTRATIONS.  Chappuis (or Chappuys), Gabriel.  Figures de la Bible declarees par Stances [etc.].  1582

Lot 15: BIBLE ILLUSTRATIONS. Chappuis (or Chappuys), Gabriel. Figures de la Bible declarees par Stances [etc.]. 1582

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Description: (BIBLE ILLUSTRATIONS.) [Chappuis (or Chappuys), Gabriel.] Figures de la Bible declarees par Stances, par G. C. T. Augmentees de grand Nombre de figures aux Actes des Apotres. 431 woodcut illustrations. [108]; [84]; [44] leaves, with section of illustrations for Acts bound before that for Gospels and Revelation; lacks the map/span of the Holy Land. 3 parts in one volume. 8vo, 151x99 mm, 18th-century sheep gilt, rebacked retaining most of original backstrip; occasional marginal soiling, scattered marginal stains, fore edge of H6 restored. Bookplates of Mathew Shields and T. S. Cunningham. Lyon: (Basile Bouquet for) Estienne Michel, 1582

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BIBLE. POLYGLOT.  Biblia sacra polyglotta.  6 vols.  1655-57

Lot 16: BIBLE. POLYGLOT. Biblia sacra polyglotta. 6 vols. 1655-57

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Description: (BIBLE. POLYGLOT.) Biblia sacra polyglotta. Edited by Brian Walton. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Walton and pictorial additional title in Volume 1, which also contains a double-page map of the Holy Land, double-page plan of Jerusalem, 3 double-page plates (2 of the Temple, the third showing religious artifacts), and single-page plan of the Temple, all by Wenceslaus Hollar. 6 volumes. Folio, 447x279 mm, contemporary calf gilt, worn, portions missing from spines, raised bands partly worn through; dampstaining in gutters throughout, varying browning of text and engraved matter, scattered later marginalia, worming through Volume 1 preliminaries causing slight text loss, minor worming in blank lower margins at beginning and end in Volume 6. Signatures of the Unitarian minister Francis Parkman, Sr. (1788-1852), father of the historian of the same name; 19th-century bookplates of Meadville Theological School (Parkman gift), their perforated stamp and rubberstamp on titles. London: Thomas Roycroft, 1655-57

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BIBLE. POLYGLOT. NEW TESTAMENT.  Novum testamentum. Ditika hadata. He kaine diatheke.  1588

Lot 17: BIBLE. POLYGLOT. NEW TESTAMENT. Novum testamentum. Ditika hadata. He kaine diatheke. 1588

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Description: (BIBLE. POLYGLOT. NEW TESTAMENT.) Novum testamentum. Ditika hadata. He kaine diatheke. Latin, Syriac (printed in unvocalized Hebrew type), and Greek text. xx, 812 pages. 4to, 241x187 mm, contemporary limp vellum, soiled, cover fore edges worn through, small hole in rear cover; dog-earing and marginal dampstaining at beginning and end, scattered marginal foxing, paper corrosion along fore edge of opening leaves, lower outer corner torn off front free endpaper. Early 20th-century Paris Oratorian stamps on title. Paris: (Étienne Prévosteau for) Jean Bienné, (31 October) 1588

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BIBLE IN DUTCH.  Het Nieuwe Testament.  1668

Lot 18: BIBLE IN DUTCH. Het Nieuwe Testament. 1668

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Description: (BIBLE IN DUTCH.) Het Nieuwe Testament. [132] leaves, including engraved title. 12mo, contemporary mottled calf, gilt-tooled to panel design, rebacked, rear cover corners damaged; contents lightly toned. Amsterdam: I. T. Schipper, (1668)

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New.  1613

Lot 19: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New. 1613

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Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New. General and New Testament titles within woodcut historiated border showing the Evangelists, Apostles, and arms of the 12 Tribes of Israel. Mostly printed in black letter. 4to, 213x155 mm, 17th-century panelled calf, worn, rebacked; margins trimmed affecting some sidenotes, varying soiling and dampstaining throughout, clean tear in 2Z5, rust hole in 3M7 affecting a few letters, last leaf mounted, with hole affecting last verse of Revelation and colophon. London: Robert Barker, 1613

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New.  1619-20

Lot 20: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New. 1619-20

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Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New. General and New Testament titles within woodcut historiated border showing the Evangelists, Apostles, and arms of the 12 Tribes of Israel. Mostly printed in black letter. 4to, 208x164 mm, late 19th-/early 20th-century panelled calf; dampstaining in upper inner corner of opening leaves, general title heavily foxed and mounted, mostly moderate marginal foxing elsewhere, Genealogies bound between table of contents and first page of Genesis, last leaf of Revelation mounted, 19th-century newspaper cuttings mounted on front flyleaves. London: Bonham Norton and John Bill, 1619 [NT title dated 1620]

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New.  1701

Lot 21: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New. 1701

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Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New. [14], 1456, [20] pages, including engraved general title. Folio, 451x293 mm, modern brown morocco; dampstaining in lower margin of opening leaves and in lower outer corners toward end, minor repair in lower outer corner of 2H1 and 4C2 affecting a few letters on the latter, 4I4.5 probably supplied from another copy with lower margins restored entering catchwords, still an attractive copy overall; burgundy morocco slipcase. 19th-century manuscript family register on front flyleaf. London: Charles Bill and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, 1701

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New.  1707

Lot 22: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New. 1707

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Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New. Engraved general title. 2 parts in one volume. 8vo, 187x118 mm, early 19th-century diced russia gilt preserving early 18th-century brass catches and clasps, rebacked retaining original backstrip; margins trimmed entering some headlines and direction lines, varying soiling throughout, occasionally heavy, dampstaining in lower margin of opening leaves, scattered stains elsewhere, paper corrosion in lower outer corner of title and next few leaves. Calligraphic ownership inscription of Robert Dewhurst dated 1709 on front flyleaf, initials R and D incised in the binding clasps; late 17th-/early 18th-century Dewhurst family register entries on otherwise blank verso of NT and metrical psalter titles. London: Charles Bill and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, 1707

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  The Holy Bible. 1755.  Bound with The Book of Common Prayer and A Brief Concordance in contemporary red morocco.

Lot 23: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. The Holy Bible. 1755. Bound with The Book of Common Prayer and A Brief Concordance in contemporary red morocco.

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Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments. [547] (of [548]) leaves; lacks last leaf, presumably blank. extra-illustrated with a contemporary suite of engraved bible illustrations/span comprising pictorial title (The Historical Part of the Holy Bible . . . Curiously Engrav'd by J. Cole) with undated Ludgate Hill imprint of Richard Ware; frontispiece; 51 plates, each with 4 subjects; 5 folding maps of the Eastern Mediterranean and/or Holy Land; and plan of Jerusalem. bound between:/span The Book of Common Prayer . . . Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David. [56] leaves, preceded by extraneous contemporary engraved portrait of King George II, and additional title from another edition. and:/span A Brief Concordance or Table to the Bible of the Last Translation . . . Carefully Perused and Enlarged by John Downame, B. D. [36] leaves, including final blank. Together, 3 volumes in one. 4to, 249x196 mm, contemporary red morocco handsomely gilt, covers decorated with floral border around black morocco center onlay with Holy Monogram within flame border, spine in 6 compartments, lettered in one with ornamental tooling in the rest, expertly rebacked retaining original backstrip; occasional light toning and marginal foxing, short clean tear in a few maps. Tipped in front is a leaf with calligraphic presentation within hand-drawn cartouche in ink: "The Gift of Mrs. Hearle to her goddaughter and grandchild Lucy Kimber 1756." Armorial bookplate of Admiral Sir Graham Eden Hamond, 2nd Baronet G.C.B. (1779-1862), on front pastedown. Oxford: Thomas Baskett, 1755; 1755; London: R. Ware, 1752

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BIBLE IN GREEK AND LATIN.  Novum Testamentum Graece et Latine.  1570

Lot 24: BIBLE IN GREEK AND LATIN. Novum Testamentum Graece et Latine. 1570

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Description: (BIBLE IN GREEK AND LATIN.) Novum Testamentum Graece et Latine. Greek text with Latin translation and notes by Desiderius Erasmus. [2], 780, 54, [2] pages. 8vo, 156x100 mm, old vellum boards with title in ink on spine and front cover, metal catches, lacking clasps, covers slightly warped; contents browned, dampstaining in lower corners of opening leaves, title with old scored inscription on title, blank lower outer corner off. Stamp of Maximilian Gutzwiller, his inscription to Martin Gutzwiller dated 1960. Leipzig: [Ernst] Vögelin (for Andreas Schneider), 1570

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BIBLE IN HEBREW.  Iyov.  1487.  Lacks 3 leaves (replaced in facsimile).

Lot 25: BIBLE IN HEBREW. Iyov. 1487. Lacks 3 leaves (replaced in facsimile).

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Description: (BIBLE IN HEBREW.) Iyov. With commentary of Gersonides et al. Vocalized square type (text) and unvocalized Rashi type (commentary). Metalcut(?) factotum with first word of text on [alef]2r. [45] (of [48]) leaves; lacking [dalet]2-3 and [vav]8 (all 3 replaced in facsimile). Folio, 246x187 mm, modern boards; contents soiled and dampstained, repaired clean tear in [he]2 and [vav]6, each leaf (except for facsimiles) inlaid to size. [Naples: Joseph ben Jacob Ashkenazi Gunzenhauser, 26 September 1487]

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BIBLE IN HEBREW.  Biblia sacra Hebraea correcta & collata.  4 parts in 2 vols.  1661

Lot 26: BIBLE IN HEBREW. Biblia sacra Hebraea correcta & collata. 4 parts in 2 vols. 1661

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Description: (BIBLE IN HEBREW.) Biblia sacra Hebraea correcta & collata. Vocalized text with Latin sidenotes; edited by Johannes Leusden. [18], 234, 180; 190, 196, [2] leaves, including engraved additional general title and 3 divisional titles within woodcut architectural border. 4 parts in 2 volumes. 8vo, 174x111 and 177x111 mm, contemporary panelled calf with later paper lettering pieces, front joints cracked, cords intact; contents toned, with occasional light marginal dampstaining, hole in letterpress title in both volume, affecting first letter of imprint in the first. Later signature (in Hebrew letters) of Samuel Gardner, his(?) handwritten table of contents mounted on verso of last preliminary leaf in Volume 1; Essex Institute bookplates (released). Amsterdam: Joseph Athias, 1661

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BIBLE IN LATIN.  Group of 2 bifolia and 8 single leaves from the 1479 Vulgate printed by Nicolaus Jenson.

Lot 27: BIBLE IN LATIN. Group of 2 bifolia and 8 single leaves from the 1479 Vulgate printed by Nicolaus Jenson.

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Description: (BIBLE IN LATIN.) Group of 2 bifolia and 8 single leaves from the 1479 Vulgate printed by Nicolaus Jenson. Gothic type. Rubricated, and with 6 4-line decorated initials in gold and colors on one bifolium, 2 on the other, and 3 or 4 on 4 of the single leaves. Folio, 321x229 mm. [Venice, 1479]

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BIBLE IN LATIN.  Biblia. 1532. Lacks 2 leaves.

Lot 28: BIBLE IN LATIN. Biblia. 1532. Lacks 2 leaves.

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Description: (BIBLE IN LATIN.) Biblia. [9] (of [10]), 2-388; 94; 37, [1]; 57, [1] leaves, including blank 2e6; lacks *10 (preface to the Pentateuch, replaced with a leaf from another edition) and a1 (first leaf of Genesis, replaced in skillful pen-and-ink facsimile on laid paper). 4 parts in one volume, ruled in red throughout. Folio, 374x258 mm, old calf, heavily worn, spine darkened, missing bottom 3 compartments, joints cracked, cords intact; occasional marginal soiling and minor stains, some headlines shaved, verso of title reinforced in lower margin slightly affecting last line of text, last few index leaves and rear endpapers dampstained, front free endpaper lacking, old armorial bookplate with name excised on front pastedown. Paris: Robertus Stephanus, (6 November) 1532

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BIBLE IN LATIN.  Biblia sancta ex Santis Pagnini tralatione.  Edited by Michael Servetus.  1542

Lot 29: BIBLE IN LATIN. Biblia sancta ex Santis Pagnini tralatione. Edited by Michael Servetus. 1542

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Description: (BIBLE IN LATIN.) Biblia sancta ex Santis Pagnini tralatione. Edited by Michael Servetus. [6], 267 [i. e., 269], [39] leaves. Folio, 329x237 mm, old vellum boards, worn, lacking backstrip; varying browning and foxing, dampstain in lower margin of opening leaves, wormholes through title and next few leaves affecting a few letters on *2v. Lyon: (Gaspar Trechsel for) Hugues de la Porte, 1542

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BIBLE IN LATIN.  Testamenti Veteris Biblia Sacra [etc.].  1581

Lot 30: BIBLE IN LATIN. Testamenti Veteris Biblia Sacra [etc.]. 1581

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Description: (BIBLE IN LATIN.) Testamenti Veteris Biblia Sacra . . . accesserunt libri qui vulgo dicuntur Apocryphi . . . quibus etiam adjunximus Novi Testamenti libros. Translation by Immanuel Tremellius, Franciscus Junius, and Theodore Beza. [14], 212; 287, [1]; 247, [1]; 380; 182, [2(blank)]; [18], 3-336 pages; lacks 2I1.8 and 2I2.7 (I Kings 4:10-7:13 and 11:28-14:22) and blank 4A1. 6 parts in one volume. 4to, 211x162 mm, modern 1/2 plum morocco with black morocco lettering piece; contents toned with occasional marginal foxing and minor dampstaining, scattered early marginalia, general title soiled with old scored inscriptions, blank corner off a few leaves, 3A8 torn in upper outer corner with text loss, repaired clean tears across 4E4.5, hole through 4F5-7 affecting some text. London: Henry Middleton for J. H[arrison], 1581

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BIBLE IN LATIN.  Biblia Sacra, Vulgatae Editionis . . . jussu cleri Gallicani.  8 vols.  1652

Lot 31: BIBLE IN LATIN. Biblia Sacra, Vulgatae Editionis . . . jussu cleri Gallicani. 8 vols. 1652

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Description: (BIBLE IN LATIN.) Biblia Sacra, Vulgatae Editionis . . . jussu cleri Gallicani. Engraved additional title in Volume 1. Half-titles. Ruled in red throughout. 8 volumes. 12mo, 152x91 mm, contemporary French red morocco gilt, some cover corners bumped or rubbed, bottom of Volume 1 and 3 spines restored; early ownership inscriptions on titles, minor marginal dampstaining in Volumes 1 and 3. Darlow & Moule 6221 note. Paris: Antoine Vitré, 1652

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BIBLE IN LATIN.  [Complete color facsimile of the 42-line Vulgate printed by Johann Gutenberg circa 1455.]  2 vols.  1961

Lot 32: BIBLE IN LATIN. [Complete color facsimile of the 42-line Vulgate printed by Johann Gutenberg circa 1455.] 2 vols. 1961

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Description: (BIBLE IN LATIN.) [Complete color facsimile of the 42-line Vulgate printed by Johann Gutenberg circa 1455.] 2 volumes. Folio, 453x306 mm, original 1/4 brown morocco gilt by Alpha with blind-stamped double-fillet lozenges enclosing Gutenberg monogram on front covers, worn, spines discolored; contents clean. (Paterson, N.J.: Pageant Books, 1961)

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BIBLE IN SPANISH.  Biblia en Lengua Española.  1553.  The Ferrara Bible:   Genesis-Hiob only, lacking title and 98 other leaves.

Lot 33: BIBLE IN SPANISH. Biblia en Lengua Española. 1553. The Ferrara Bible: Genesis-Hiob only, lacking title and 98 other leaves.

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Description: (BIBLE IN SPANISH.) Biblia en Lengua Española. Leaves 20, 23-24 and 26-334 (Genesis-Hiob only, incomplete at beginning and end). Semi-gothic type, double columns. Together, 313 (of 412) leaves. Folio, 313x235 mm, disbound, with first 3 leaves and last leaf loose and chipped along edges, the latter also torn in lower inner corner with text loss; varying foxing, soiling, and dampstaining throughout, some worming in blank upper and inner margins, scattered dark stains and contemporary Hebrew marginalia, small portions cut out of numerous leaves affecting text, upper outer corner of OO7 excised with text loss. sold as is./span Ferrara: Duarte Pinel for Jerónimo de Vargas, 1553

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BLOUNT, THOMAS POPE, Sir. Censura celebriorum authorum.  1710

Lot 34: BLOUNT, THOMAS POPE, Sir. Censura celebriorum authorum. 1710

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Description: BLOUNT, THOMAS POPE, Sir. Censura celebriorum authorum. [8], 1062, [8] pages. 4to, 216x172 mm, contemporary vellum boards, spine darkened; scattered minor spotting, few early marginalia, owner's notes on free endpapers, old signature and stamp on title. Geneva: Samuel de Tournes et al., 1710

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BOSWELL, JAMES. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Lot 35: BOSWELL, JAMES. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

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Description: BOSWELL, JAMES. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Engraved portrait of Johnson after Sir Joshua Reynolds in Volume 1; 2 plates in Volume 2. xii, [16], 516; [4], pages, including initial blank in Volume 2. 2 volumes. 4to, sizes not uniform (269x212 and 265x208 mm), modern 1/4 red morocco with black morocco lettering pieces; scattered light foxing, offsetting from portrait onto title. London: Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, 1791

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CAMÕES, LUIS DE. Obras. 5 vols.  1815.  Lacks the map.

Lot 36: CAMÕES, LUIS DE. Obras. 5 vols. 1815. Lacks the map.

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Description: CAMÕES, LUIS DE. Obras. Engraved portrait of the author and 10 plates; lacks the map./span Half-title and errata leaf in each volume. 5 volumes. 12mo, 130x78 mm, contemporary citron straight-grain morocco gilt with grapevine border on covers, flat spines in 6 compartments, lettered in 2 with ornamental tooling in the rest, by P. Serre, stamp-signed at foot of Volume 1 spine, stains on Volume 1 rear cover; varying browning throughout, occasionally heavy. Morocco booklabels of Isidoro Fernández. Paris: P. Didot for widow Bertrand & sons, Lisbon, 1815

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CAPPEL, LOUIS. Critica sacra, sive, De variis quae in Sacris Veteris Testamenti libris occurrunt lectionibus libri sex.  1650

Lot 37: CAPPEL, LOUIS. Critica sacra, sive, De variis quae in Sacris Veteris Testamenti libris occurrunt lectionibus libri sex. 1650

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Description: CAPPEL, LOUIS. Critica sacra, sive, De variis quae in Sacris Veteris Testamenti libris occurrunt lectionibus libri sex. [24], 739, [45] pages. Folio, 340x217 mm, contemporary vellum boards, backed with calf at a later date, surface imperfections on spine, joints worn; contents toned with occasional foxing or browning, scattered pencil underscoring and marginalia. 19th-century bookplate of Meadville Theological School, their perforated stamp on front free endpaper. Paris: Sébastien Cramoisy, 1650

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CASIRI, MIGUEL. Bibliotheca Arabico-Hispana Escurialensis.  Vol. 1 (of 2). 1760

Lot 38: CASIRI, MIGUEL. Bibliotheca Arabico-Hispana Escurialensis. Vol. 1 (of 2). 1760

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Description: CASIRI, MIGUEL. Bibliotheca Arabico-Hispana Escurialensis. Volume 1 (of 2). [16], xxiv, 544 pages. Folio, 355x238 mm, contemporary mottled sheep gilt, spine ends chipped, joints worn and starting, cover corners worn through; occasional browning or marginal foxing. Signatures of Frederic R. Marvin dated 1871. Madrid: Antonio Pérez de Soto, 1760

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CATHOLIC LITURGY.  L'Office de la Quinzaine de Pasques, à l'Usage de Rome.  1775

Lot 39: CATHOLIC LITURGY. L'Office de la Quinzaine de Pasques, à l'Usage de Rome. 1775

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Description: (CATHOLIC LITURGY.) L'Office de la Quinzaine de Pasques, à l'Usage de Rome . . . Dedié à la Reine. Latin and French text in parallel columns. Etched frontispiece of the Crucifixion. 611 pages. 12mo, 142x84 mm, contemporary French red morocco gilt, covers decorated with ornamental roll borders and green morocco onlays of flower in corners and stylized thistle in center, spine in 6 compartments with morocco lettering piece in one and ornamental tooling in the rest; scattered foxing and minor stains. Paris: (Clousier for) De Hansy, 1775

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CATULLUS, CAIUS VALERIUS; TIBULLUS, ALBIUS; and PROPERTIUS, SEXTUS. Catulli, Tibulli, Properti nova editio.  1577

Lot 40: CATULLUS, CAIUS VALERIUS; TIBULLUS, ALBIUS; and PROPERTIUS, SEXTUS. Catulli, Tibulli, Properti nova editio. 1577

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Description: CATULLUS, CAIUS VALERIUS; TIBULLUS, ALBIUS; and PROPERTIUS, SEXTUS. Catulli, Tibulli, Properti nova editio. Edited with commentary by Joseph Scaliger. [16], 174 [i. e., 274, [2]; 252, [14] (of [16]) pages, including blanks E7 and S8; lacks final blank. 8vo, 162x105 mm, 18th-century black straight-grain morocco with red morocco lettering piece, somewhat rubbed; contents browned. Paris: Mamert Patisson, 1577

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CELLINI, BENVENUTO. Vita . . . da lui medesimo scritta.  1728

Lot 41: CELLINI, BENVENUTO. Vita . . . da lui medesimo scritta. 1728

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Description: CELLINI, BENVENUTO. Vita . . . da lui medesimo scritta. [16], 318 pages; lacks final blank. 4to, 270x199 mm, 18th-century vellum boards, front joint conspicuously restored; 19th-century owner's inscription on title; infrequent light marginal foxing or soiling. "Colonia: Pietro Martello," nd [i. e., Naples, 1728]

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CELLINI, BENVENUTO. Vita . . . da lui medesimo scritta.  1792

Lot 42: CELLINI, BENVENUTO. Vita . . . da lui medesimo scritta. 1792

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Description: CELLINI, BENVENUTO. Vita . . . da lui medesimo scritta. xvi, 318 pages; lacks final blank. 4to, 259x183 mm, contemporary 1/2 sheep, lacking backstrip; minor stain on bottom edge of opening leaves, leaves in gathering P trimmed along bottom edge, rear free endpaper lacking. Parenti, page 152 note. "Colonia: Pietro Martello," nd [i. e., Florence: Bartolini, 1792]

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CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE.  The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha.  4 vols.  1770

Lot 43: CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha. 4 vols. 1770

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Description: CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha. 28 engraved plates after Francis Hayman. 4 volumes. 12mo, contemporary calf gilt with morocco lettering pieces, some wear to spine ends, superficial cracks in spines, bindings sound; contents lightly toned, with scattered marginal dampstains, Volume 3 with bookplate crudely removed from front pastedown, and H12 loose. 19th-century armorial bookplates of Col. Wm. Elliot of Larristoun. London: W. Strahan et al., 1770

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CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. Histoire de l'Admirable Don Quichotte de la Manche . . . Nouvelle Édition.  6 vols.  1773

Lot 44: CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. Histoire de l'Admirable Don Quichotte de la Manche . . . Nouvelle Édition. 6 vols. 1773

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Description: CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. Histoire de l'Admirable Don Quichotte de la Manche . . . Nouvelle Édition. 32 engraved plates. Half-titles. 6 volumes. 12mo, 158x90 mm, contemporary speckled calf gilt with later leather lettering pieces, Volume 5 spine chipped at top; faint dampstaining in upper margins in Volume 1, scattered light foxing; marbled edges. Palau 52751. The Hague, Liège, & Brussels: Bassompierre & Van den Berghen, 1773

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CHAUCER, GEOFFREY. The Works.  1721

Lot 45: CHAUCER, GEOFFREY. The Works. 1721

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Description: CHAUCER, GEOFFREY. The Works . . . compared with the Former Editions, and many valuable MSS. Edited by John Urry. Engraved text illustrations of the tellers of the various Canterbury Tales. [56], 626, 81, [1] pages, including 2 engraved portraits of Urry and Chaucer. Folio, 367x225 mm, contemporary panelled calf, rebacked, front cover detached; some toning and marginal stains, scattered marginalia in pencil and ink, short clean tears in a few text leaves, crudely repaired tears in outer margin of several index leaves with occasional text loss. London: Bernard Lintot, 1721

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CHESTERFIELD, PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, fourth Earl of. Letters . . . to His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq.  2 vols.  1774

Lot 46: CHESTERFIELD, PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, fourth Earl of. Letters . . . to His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq. 2 vols. 1774

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Description: CHESTERFIELD, PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, fourth Earl of. Letters . . . to His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author in Volume 1. [4], vii, [1], 368; [4], 606, [2] pages, including half-titles, and errata leaf at end of Volume 2. 2 volumes. 4to, 285x230 mm, early 19th-century 1/2 calf gilt, front joints starting; offsetting from portrait onto title, reader's scattered small ink marks in margins, contents otherwise clean; marbled edges; cloth dust jackets; 1/4 morocco pull-off case. London: J. Dodsley, 1774

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CHETWOOD, WILLIAM RUFUS. A General History of the Stage, from its Origin in Greece down to the present Time.  1749

Lot 47: CHETWOOD, WILLIAM RUFUS. A General History of the Stage, from its Origin in Greece down to the present Time. 1749

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Description: CHETWOOD, WILLIAM RUFUS. A General History of the Stage, from its Origin in Greece down to the present Time. With the Memoirs of most of the principal Performers that have appeared on the English and Irish Stage for these last Fifty Years. viii, 256 pages. 12mo, contemporary sheep, rebacked; light marginal dampstaining through most of volume. 19th-century booklabel of W. J. C. Storey. London: W. Owen, 1749

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CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Philippicae, diligentissime ad exemplar fidelius repositae.  1537

Lot 48: CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Philippicae, diligentissime ad exemplar fidelius repositae. 1537

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Description: CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Philippicae, diligentissime ad exemplar fidelius repositae. Badius woodcut printing press device on title. Commentary by Francesco Maturanzio, Filippo Beroaldo, et al. [8], 250 leaves. 4to, 225x172 mm, later binding of early manuscript vellum over boards, top of spine chipped; occasional minor stains, title soiled, with early inscription, A4 and OO4 mounted, scattered early marginalia and doodles, mostly of heads, strips of paper pasted over marginal notes on EE1v-EE2r. Paris: Michael Vascosan for Jodocus Badius, 1537

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CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Orationum pars I.  Vol. 1 (of 3).  1565

Lot 49: CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Orationum pars I. Vol. 1 (of 3). 1565

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Description: CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Orationum pars I. Cum correctionibus Pauli Manutii. 348 leaves. 8vo, 151x102 mm, contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over pasteboard, top and bottom spine compartments darkened, worming in second compartment from top; light dampstaining in upper margins, few marginalia toward end. Venice: [Paulus Manutius], 1565

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COLONNA, GUIDO. Historia Trojana.  1489

Lot 50: COLONNA, GUIDO. Historia Trojana. 1489

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Description: COLONNA, GUIDO. Historia Trojana. [88] leaves. Gothic type. Rubricated. Folio, 277x197 mm, modern mottled calf gilt with red morocco lettering piece; occasional minor marginal soiling; 2 knotted vellum fore-edge tabs. (Strassburg: [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner)], circa 25 May 1489)

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