Sale: 379 / Rare Books, May 23. 2011 in Hamburg Lot 22

 
Jacobus de Voragine - Laudes beate. 1491   25(S19)


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Jacobus de Voragine
Laudes beate. 1491 25(S19)
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,200
Sold:
€ 21,600 / $ 25.056

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Jacobus de Voragine, Laudes beatae Mariae virginis. With large decorative initial in red, blue and green with feather adornment, text with drawn in red and blue lombards . Hamburg, Johannes and Thomas Borchard, 14 November, 1491. Modern brown morocco with gilt lettering as well as gilt fillet borders. Folio. 154 unnumb. ll. Gothic type. 2 columns. 38 lines with red an blue pilcrows.Hain/Cop. 9940. - GW M11133. - Goff J 185. - BMC III, 690. - BSB I-106. - Ges. für Typenkunde 386. - Kayser/Dehn p. 22. - Geldner I, 279. - The first book printed in Hamburg, at the same time the only dated Hamburg incubalua . Of the four or five further prints, which have been scribed to Johann and Thomas Borchard for their typographic features, three are only survived fragmentarily (cf. ISTC). - The Marienlob by Jacobus de Voragine, a collection of 160 sermons in alphabetic order, counts among his few printed works. - Head margin with slight traces of damp in places, first squire with thoroughly restored marginal blemishes, at the beginning with few small traces of worming in white margin, title with old entries. Else fine and broad-margined copy of the rare incunabula. Ex-libris Tore Virgin.The first book printed in Hamburg, at the same time the only dated Hamburg incubalua. Of the four or five further prints, which have been scribed to Johann and Thomas Borchard for their typographic features, three are only survived fragmentarily (cf. ISTC). With large decorative initial in red, blue and green with feather adornment, text with drawn in red and blue lombards. Modern brown morocco with gilt lettering as well as gilt fillet borders. Folio. 154 unnumb. ll. Gothic type. 2 columns. 38 lines with red an blue pilcrows. - Head margin with slight traces of damp in places, first squire with thoroughly restored marginal blemishes, at the beginning with few small traces of worming in white margin, title with old entries. Else fine and broad-margined copy of the rare incunabula. Ex-libris Tore Virgin.



22
Jacobus de Voragine
Laudes beate. 1491 25(S19)
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 23,200
Sold:
€ 21,600 / $ 25.056

(incl. 20% surcharge)