Oct 27, 2020 - Sale 2549

Sale 2549 - Lot 10

Price Realized: $ 1,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
Bede, Saint, the Venerable (673-735)
Historiae Ecclesiasticae Gentis Anglorum.

Cambridge: Excudebat Rogerus Daniel, Celeberrimæ Academiæ Typographus,1643.

First edition in Anglo-Saxon, folio, A-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Zzz4, 4A-4D4, 4E6, (without Ttt3 [501/502], ?blank between the last leaf of text and the first leaf of the Chronologia Saxonica), title page printed in red and black with woodcut printer's device, text printed in two columns throughout, with Anglo-Saxon on the left and Latin on the right, with some scattered contemporary marginalia; bound in full contemporary speckled calf, ruled in blind, rebacked, housed in a custom slipcase, 13 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.

Wing B-1661; ESTC R2636; http://estc.bl.uk/R2636.