Sale: 379 / Rare Books, May 23. 2011 in Hamburg Lot 186

 
Jacobus de Voragine - Legenda aurea. 1483   20(22)


186
Jacobus de Voragine
Legenda aurea. 1483 20(22)
Estimate:
€ 3,500 / $ 4,060
Sold:
€ 5,760 / $ 6.681

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Jacobus de Voragine, Legenda aurea. With drawn in lombards in red and blue , of which 3 in two colors. [Reutlinger, Michael Greyff] 1483. Blind-tooled late gothic calf binding over wooden boards with 9 (of 10) brass buckles and 2 claps fittings (spine, half of rear board and lower edge of front board renewed). Folio. Gothic type. 2 columns. 326 unnumb. ll., rubricated in red and yellow all the way through .

Cop./Reichling 6432. - GW. M11264. - Goff J 109. - BSB I-84. - Polain 4480. - Early edition of the renowned collection of saints' legends, at the same time the only edition from the printshop of the Reutlingen first printer Michael Greyff , who had learned the printing trade in Strasbourg, he was active in Reutlingen from 1476 into the 16th century. - With waterstains all the way through (more obvious in beginning and at the end), 4 pp. with inkstains, of which l. A5 verso with large inkstain in side margin (not affecting text), first l. reinforced on two sides as well as with an erased stamp and blindstamp (Detlef Mauss) on blank front page, there also with old ownership entry of the Canons Regular in Olomouc; title of columns and pagination by an early hand, isolated old marginalia. Broad-margined and complete copy.

Early edition of the renowned collection of saints' legends, at the same time the only edition from the printshop of the Reutlingen first printer Michael Greyff. With drawn in lombards in red and blue, of which 3 in two colors. Blind-tooled late gothic calf binding over wooden boards with 9 (of 10) brass buckles and 2 claps fittings (spine, half of rear board and lower edge of front board renewed). Folio. Gothic type. 2 columns. 326 unnumb. ll., rubricated in red and yellow all the way through. - With waterstains all the way through (more obvious in beginning and at the end), 4 pp. with inkstains, of which l. A5 verso with large inkstain in side margin (not affecting text), first l. reinforced on two sides as well as with an erased stamp and blindstamp (Detlef Mauss) on blank front page, there also with old ownership entry of the Canons Regular in Olomouc; title of columns and pagination by an early hand, isolated old marginalia. Broad-margined and complete copy.




186
Jacobus de Voragine
Legenda aurea. 1483 20(22)
Estimate:
€ 3,500 / $ 4,060
Sold:
€ 5,760 / $ 6.681

(incl. 20% surcharge)