Oct 24, 2019 - Sale 2521

Sale 2521 - Lot 12

Price Realized: $ 1,000
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Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
BEDE, the Venerable, Saint. De temporibus sive de sex aetatibus huius seculi liber incipit. [50] leaves. 4to, 211x155 mm, later limp vellum; varying marginal foxing and soiling, dampstaining in upper margins through most of volume, early owner's signature on title, pastedowns wormed. (Venice: Giovanni Tacuino, 8 May 1509)

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Third edition of a treatise on divisions of time first published in 1505, controversially recalculating the chronology of the ages of the world and hence the year of Christ's birth. Also included is the catalogue of buildings and thoroughfares in ancient Rome spuriously attributed to Publius Victor. DSB I, 564-66; Sarton I, 510-11; Shaaber B405.