Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 498

Price Realized: $ 15,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
(PUEBLA--1800?) Nava, José de; engraver. [Vida de Santa Rosa de Viterbo.] 33 plates. 4to, contemporary spotted calf, minor wear; bookplate removed from front pastedown, minor worming and dampstaining in margins; small inked "MM" stamps on verso of plates 1 and 32. [Puebla, circa 1800?]

Additional Details

An illustrated life of the 13th-century Saint Rose of Viterbo, issued without title page or text leaves. This is regarded as the master work by Puebla's greatest engraver José de Nava (1735-1817). Medina, Puebla page xliv; Palau 187900. 2 in OCLC, and none known at auction.