Oct 24, 2019 - Sale 2521

Sale 2521 - Lot 68

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
BEROALDUS, PHILIPPUS. De felicitate opusculum. [36] leaves, including blank last preliminary leaf. Printer's woodcut device on last page. Roman type, with 5-line heading on a1r printed in red. 3-line manuscript initial S in gold on red ground on recto of leaf after title; 5-line initial M in gold on blue ground on a1r. 4to, 199x144 mm, later 19th-century blind-ruled morocco, scuffed; marginal toning on first and last few leaves, title lightly foxed with stain in upper inner corner. 20th-century bookplate of Manuel Cervantes Rendón. (Bologna: Franciscus Plato de Benedictis, 1 April 1495)

Additional Details

first edition of a philosophical tract on happiness. HC 2969; GW 4132; BMC VI, 828; ISTC ib00482000.