Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 177

 
Achilles Priminus Gasser - Historiarum epitome. 1538 - Angeb.: Heldelin, C. d. Ä. (26)


 
177
Achilles Priminus Gasser
Historiarum epitome. 1538 - Angeb.: Heldelin, C. d. Ä. (26)
Estimate:
€ 500 / $ 570
Sold:
€ 756 / $ 861

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
(Gasser, A. P.), Historiarum et chronicorum totius mundi epitome ... With 2 woodcut printer's devices. [Strasbourg, K. Müller 1538]. 32 non-numb. ll., 277 pp., 1 l. - Bound after: Heldelin, K. d. Ä., Paraphrasis in XVI orationes Vergilii, quae quidem primo Aeneidos libro continentur. Cum aliis ... With woodcut initials. Ibidem. 1538. 205 pp. - Contemp. pigskin, richly blind- and rollstamped (allegories) and giltstamped armorial centrpiece (library of Altenburg). 8vo.
I: BM STC, German Books p. 332. - Adams G 271. - Muller III, 424, 14. - Cf. VD 16, G 495 (different printer: Basel, Herwagen). - Third edition. Firts in 1531. With the nice printer's device by Krafft Müller (lion with pilar, cf. Grimm p. 160). - II: VD 16, V 1433 (under Vergil). - Muller III, 424, 15. - Not in BM STC and Adams. - First edition, rare. - Contains an excerpt from Vergil's Aeneis (with commentary) and 5 works by Kaspar Heldelin: Declamatiuncula; Declamat. alia, contra adolescentum ebrietatem; Ciconia; Plutarchi sermo; Juppiter tragoedus Luciani. - Title with small marginal defect in the lower margin, flying endpapers removed, pastedowns with table of contents by an old hand. Corners minimally bumped. Fine copy.
2 works in 1 volume. Each printed by Crato Mylius in Strasbourg. I: Third edition. With 2 woodcut printer's devices. - II: First edition, rare, not in BM STC and Adams. With woodcut initials. - Contemp. pigskin, richly blind- and rollstamped (allegories) and gilt armorial centrepiece. - Title with small marginal defective spot, flying endpapers removed, front pastedown with list of contents by hand. Corner minim. bumped. Well preserved copy.

177
Achilles Priminus Gasser
Historiarum epitome. 1538 - Angeb.: Heldelin, C. d. Ä. (26)
Estimate:
€ 500 / $ 570
Sold:
€ 756 / $ 861

(incl. 20% surcharge)