Oct 14, 2021 - Sale 2582

Sale 2582 - Lot 35

Price Realized: $ 1,560
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
Early Polish Imprints, Two Examples, 1692 and 1745.

Including: Johannes de Caulibus's Zywot Pana y Boga Naszego Iezusa Chrystusa, Cracow: Drvkarni Akademickiey, 1692, quarto, illustrated with small religious woodcuts throughout, text in Polish, printed in Gothic letter, bound in full letter, 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.;

[and] Piotr Jacek Pruszcz's Kleynoty Stolecznego Miasta Krakowa, Warsaw: Drukarni Akademickiey, 1745, quarto, full-paged engraving of the Virgin Mary, 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (2)

The Pruszcz title is a guidebook to the churches of Krakow with many additions by Michal Siejkowski (1695-1752). It was originally published in 1647. The Caulibus title is a vernacular devotional work that was first published in 1522. Worldcat lists only the National Library of Poland copy as holding this particular edition.