Oct 27, 2015 - Sale 2395

Sale 2395 - Lot 11

Price Realized: $ 4,160
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
AUGUSTINUS, AURELIUS, Saint. Prima[-undecima] pars librorum Divi Aurelii Augustini. [80]; [144]; [128]; [306]; [360]; [206]; [359] (of [360]); [402]; [236]; [312]; [258] leaves, including final blank in Volumes 1, 3, and 7, 10, and 11; lacks the title to Volume 7 (De civitate Dei). 11 volumes in 8. Folio, contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, sizes (320x225 mm and smaller) and bindings not uniform, lacking catches and clasps, cloth shelf labels on spines, some spine ends chipped, Volume 7 and 8 front joints cracked with cords intact, Volume 10/11 front cover detached; St. Charles Borromeo Seminary stamp on title (or first leaf in Volume 7) and accession number on next leaf in each volume, early underscoring and marginalia throughout, occasional toning, infrequent minor marginal dampstaining and worming not impairing legibility, scattered clean tears, Volume 1 title soiled, first gathering loose in Volume 7, Volumes 10 and 11 partly browned, Volume 10 title soiled and detached, following leaves loose, lower outer corner off C5 affecting a few letters. Jauer [i. e., Jawor, Poland] Franciscan inscriptions and bookplates. (Basel: Johann Amerbach, Johann Petri, & Johann Froben, 1505-06)

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first collected edition of the writings of St. Augustine. Adams A2156 (except for Volume 7, which collates as Adams A2191).