Oct 14, 2021 - Sale 2582

Sale 2582 - Lot 49

Price Realized: $ 2,860
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
Hieronymus, Saint Jerome (c. 342-420 CE)
Divi Hieronymi in Vitas Patrum Perecelebre Opus.

Lyon: [Printed by Jacob Sacbon for] Jacob Huguetan, 1512.

Folio, title page printed in red and black with woodcut vignette of Jerome at his desk, consulting a book; with Huguetan's device on final leaf; bound in full contemporary English calf over oak boards tooled in blind with a rolled tool with Tudor roses, a castle motif, and fleur-de-lis; with extensive contemporary and near-contemporary Latin inscriptions (and English names) to title and in the text; formerly rebacked, both boards detached, catches present, lacking clasps, later pastedowns and flyleaves, 9 3/4 x 7 in.

The vignette on the title is the same used by George Parker Winship for his personal bookplate, a copy of which is inserted in this copy.

Ex libris Georger Parker Winship (1871-1952)