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Lot nr:1083
Book nr:31391
Author:[POSTINCUNABEL] HILARY of Poitiers
Title:Lucubrationes per Erasmum Roterodamum non mediocribus sudoribus emendatas, formulis nostris, operaque nostra, quantum licuit, ornavimus
Town:Basel
Publisher:Froben
Year:1523, febr.
Description:In-f? (303 x 200 mm), [12] ff, 435, [1]; 418 pp, leaf with printer's mark, [32] pp. Title page within famous woodcut allegorical border showing Cleopatra (by Hans HOLBEIN). Woodcut border on half-title page by Ambros. Holbein. Complete with the introduction by Des. ERASMUS. Large historiated initials. Some marg. dampstaining at the end of the vol., small (marg.) wormholes. Contemporary binding in blindstamped calf on wooden boards, small wormholes in lower board, rebacked (spine with 5 raised bands), bronze clasps
Note:Ref. Adams, H-552; Vander Haeghen II, 31.
Saint Hilary of Poitiers (c. 310 - c. 367) is the patron saint against snakes and snake bites, and of backward children
Price:€600 - €900
Sellingprice:€900
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