Oct 24, 2019 - Sale 2521

Sale 2521 - Lot 73

Price Realized: $ 6,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
CLEMENS V, Pope. Constitutiones. [59] (of [60]) leaves; lacks initial blank. Gothic type, with headings printed in red. Rubricated, and with 9-line decorated initial I and early(?) watercolor of pope flanked by prelates and jurists in space above incipit on a2r. Folio, 337x230 mm, 19th-century boards with modern leather back, cover edges worn; marginal soiling through most of volume, dampstaining in upper margins worsening toward end, early marginalia throughout, first leaf chipped along fore edge, small piece torn from blank outer margin of D3-4 and restored, F2 foxed, blank upper outer corner of last few leaves restored, 18th-century owner's notes below colophon. (Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 15 January 1482)

Additional Details

Collection of decretals compiled during the 1305-14 pontificate of Clemens V, the last official papal addition to the Corpus juris canonici, first printed in 1460. HC 5427; GW 7095; BMC II, 421; ISTC ic00725000.