Oct 24, 2019 - Sale 2521

Sale 2521 - Lot 74

Price Realized: $ 2,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
DIONYSIUS, the Carthusian [i. e., DENIS VAN LEEUWEN], attributed to. Specula omnis status vitae humanae. [118] leaves, including final blank. Gothic type. Rubricated. 4to, 218x153 mm, contemporary calf over wooden boards with brass catch, lacking catch and cover bosses, superficial scratches or incisions on covers, spine worn with vertical cracks and chipped ends but binding sound, later paper lettering pieces; marginal soiling, conspicuous dampstain in outer margin of c5-6 with slight trace of mold and paper corrosion along fore edge, scattered mostly light dampstains elsewhere, early marginalia, old catalogue cutting taped inside front cover; vellum fore-edge tabs. 17th-century ownership inscription of the Franciscan monastery of St. Bernardinus in Amberg, Bavaria, on leaf after title, their stamp on top edges. (Nuremberg: Peter Wagner, 28 January 1495)

Additional Details

first edition. According to ISTC the author is Jacobus de Gruytrode. HC 6246; GW 8419; BMC II, 465; ISTC id00248000.