Oct 16, 2018 - Sale 2488

Sale 2488 - Lot 89

Price Realized: $ 4,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
HIERONYMUS, Saint. Vitae sanctorum patrum, sive Vitas patrum. [7] (of [8]), 252 leaves; lacks initial blank. Gothic type. Rubricated, and with painted border and 15-line decorated initial B in colors and gold on b1r. 4to, 222x162 mm, early 19th-century 1/2 sheep, top of spine damaged, joints partly cracked, cover corners worn through; dampstaining in outer corners with traces of mold in lower outer corners toward end and restoration on last 6 leaves not affecting text, occasional soiling, scattered ink smudges and partly cropped early marginalia, handwritten partial table of contents on front endleaf, indistinct Jesuit ownership inscription on first page. (Venice: Octavianus Scotus, 14 February 1483/84)

Additional Details

HC 8599; BMC V, 279; ISTC ih00206000.