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Lot nr:925
Book nr:32589
Author:[INCUNABEL] - GREGORIUS IX, Pont. Max.
Title:Decretales cum glossa. Comm: Bernardus Parmensis. Add: Hieronymus Clarius. Ed: Sebastian Brant
Town:Basel
Publisher:Johann Froben and Johann Amerbach
Year:1500, 7 October
Description:4to, 508 leaves, 2 columns, part of the tables in 3 columns. Head-lines, rubrics, paragraph-marks, and most capitals printed in red; occasional capital spaces elsewhere, mostly with guide-letters. With a woodcut on 6b. Full blind stamped vellum dated (15)84. Very nice copy
Note:A close reprint, mostly page for page, with additional marginalis, of Froben's edition of 1494. The woodcut is the same in both editions.
Johann Froben acquired the citizenship of Basel on 13.11.1490 and produces his first registered book on 27.6.1491. In the year 1500 he printed 3 books in partnership with Amerbach. He printed on into the 16th century, becoming the chief Basel printer. He died in 1527.
Ref. Hain 8040*; Proctor 7766, Goff G-479; BMC III p. 793; GW 11502 and Schreiber V 4122.
Price:€2800 - €3600
Sellingprice:€3000
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