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Lot nr:992
Book nr:36021
Author:SPES' binding - on: THEODORETUS Cyrensis
Title:[De evangelicae veritatis ex Graecorum atq[ue] gentium philosophia cognitione, sive De Graecarum affectionum curatione, libri duodecim]
Town:[Antverpiae
Publisher:apud Joannem Steelsium (typis Joan. Graphei)
Year:1540]
Description:8vo (144 x 95 mm), [7] - 158- [6] ff, lacking f. A1. Woodcut printer's device of Steelsius. Translation by Zanobi Acciaiuoli. Some pale water stains.
Ref. Nijhoff & Kronenberg 2001 ; BCNI 1763.
Followed by: IGNATIUS Antiochenus. Epistolae D. Ignatii, Polycarpi, Martialis, Dionysii, Antonii magni, vetustissimorum scriptorum, qui aut Apostolis, aut Apostolorum discipulis usi sunt doctoribus. Antverpiae, apud Ioan. Steelsium, 1540. 82-[5] ff. Lacking f. 81. Some beautiful initials. Ref. Nijhoff & Kronenberg 1160 ; BCNI 1703.
Full blindstamped calf w. identical blindstamped panel on recto and verso, showing SPES (allegory of Faith) standing on a pedestal with "Fides" blindstamped on frontside, within border w. blindst. "Quoniam in me speravit liberabo eum, protegam eum quo &c. Psal. 90". Binding rubbed. Endpapers from a 15th-c. vellum Latin manuscript
Note:Spes bindings were produced in LOUVAIN, by Jacob Pandelaert or Jacob Baeten
Price:€450 - €600
Sellingprice:€2500
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