HOME    AUCTIONS    SEARCH    BOOK FAIRS    CALENDAR    LINKS    PRESS RELEASES    ABOUT    CONTACT
AUCTIONS

First lot Previous lot Lot 666 from 1002 Next lot Last lot
Lot nr:666
Book nr:30450
Author:NATALIBUS, Petrus de
Title:Catalogus sanctorum et gestorum eorum ex diversis voluminibus collectus. Editus a Reverendissimo in Christo patre domino Petro de Natalibus de Venetiis dei gratia episcopo Equilino
Town:(Strassburg
Publisher:Martinus Flach
Year:1513)
Description:In-folio (26,8 x 19,8 cm), [4] + ccliii ff. Title printed in red within a beautiful woodcut frame, by Hans Baldung Grien (vine branches and double eagle crest). The nice full-page woodcut by URS GRAF showing the resurrected Christ appearing to the Apostles, with animals representing the Evangelists in the corners. Text printed in gothic script, in 2 columns, beautiful woodcut initials. Waterstaining, mainly marginal, to title, first 3 and final 3 leaves, occasional spotting and few tiny wormholes. Contemporary pigskin binding on wooden boards, with rich blind tooling (faces and floral motives), small rest. on lower boards, lacking clasps, title in ink on spine, blue edges
Note:Early edition of the collection of life stories and deeds of saints, which was quite popular in the 15th and 16th century. Up until today, the writing, which is arranged according to the church's calendar, serves as an important source for research on saints. First released in Vicenza in 1493
Ref. Adams N-45 ; VD-16 P-1881 ; Ritter, Fr., Répertoire bibliographique des livres du XVIe siècle, Strasbourg, 1945, 2e partie, n° 1856. Manuscript ex libris "Bibliotheca Regialis Monacensis [Munich]"
Price:€1600 - €2000
Sellingprice:€1600
Images:
Click to enlarge image Click to enlarge image Click to enlarge image Click to enlarge image Click to enlarge image
bid
First lot Previous lot ... 662 | 663 | 664 | 665 | 666 | 667 | 668 | 669 | 670 ... Next lot Last lot