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Lot nr:650
Book nr:32879
Title:Horologium devotionis
Publisher:(Johann Landen)
Year:ca. 1507
Description:Small 8vo (129 x 86 mm), [58] ff, rubricated in red, illustrated with 35 woodcuts, partially hand-coloured, illustrating the Life and Passion of Christ. Text in Latin. (German title: Zeitgl?cklein des Lebens und Leidens Christi). Marginal annotations. Modern calf binding
Note:Ref. Goff B509; GW IV Sp.57a; VD 16 B-2190; HC 8930; BMC I 303.
Johann Landen was a productive printer in Cologne, he printed 60 titles between 1496 and 1521, untill 1507 only in Latin.
Popular devotional work in which the prayers are divided into 24 parts, each corresponding to an hour of the day, and each concerned with an event in the life of Christ, commencing with the Annunciation and concluding with the Last Judgement
Price:€2600 - €3000
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