Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 447

 
Justinianus - Infortiarum quod decem. 1516


 
447
Justinianus
Infortiarum quod decem. 1516
Estimate:
€ 350 / $ 410
Sold:
€ 672 / $ 786

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
(Justinianus), Infortiatum quod decem et quattuor co(n)tinens libros pandectarum est mediu(m) ... With 1 full-page metalcut and large metalcut printer's device on the title as well as with numerous metalcut initials. Paris, A. Bocard for J. Petit, 1. August 1526. Contemp. pigskin, richly blind-and rollstamped. 4to. 6 non-numb., 443 Roman numb. ll.
Not in BM STC, Adams and Brun. - Very rare edition by Andrè Bocard and Jean Petit. Magnificent scholio print in red and black with metalcut initials, ttile with the fine printer's device of Jean Petit (Haebler VII). The remarkable metalcut shows Justinian at the synod and had already been used in Corpus juris civilis (Paris, Gering and Rembolt 1503). "It ... passed to André Bocard, who used it in editions printed for Jean Petit" (Mortimer 152 with illustration). - Title with remains of seal wax and an uncomely erased stamp (small defective spots). Binding slightly stained. Well-preserved copy.
Not in BM STC, Adams and Brun. Very scarce edition by André Bocard and Jean Petit, with full-page metalcut showing Justinian in Council (see Mortimer 152), metalcut device on title and numerous metalcut initials. Contemp. pigskin, richly blind- and rollstamped. - Title with rest of sealing wax and erased stamp (defective pieces). Binding slightly stained. In general well-preserved copy.

447
Justinianus
Infortiarum quod decem. 1516
Estimate:
€ 350 / $ 410
Sold:
€ 672 / $ 786

(incl. 20% surcharge)