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      Sale 2457 | Lot 85
      Price Realized: $2,375With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2457 Lot 85

        Officium defunctorum. 61, [3] pages, including macabre engraved frontispiece and final blank. 8vo, 185x127 mm, contemporary limp vellum titled MEMENTO MORI in ink on front cover, worn, contents partly loose in binding, heavily soiled throughout with scattered stains. sold as is. Venice: Domenico Lovisa, 1691

        Estimate $100 - 200

        An 18th-century Italian owner's distinctively personalized copy of a scarce edition of the Office of the Dead, not in SBN or OCLC, with devotional engravings, manuscript additions (miscellaneous prayers, revelations to SS. Elizabeth of Hungary and Bernard of Clairvaux, etc.) and printed religious ephemera bound in.


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,375

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