Oct 13, 2022 - Sale 2617

Sale 2617 - Lot 103

Estimate: $ 600 - $ 800
Incunabula Leaves, Sins & Sacraments: Eight Examples.
[from] Johannes Gerson's Compendium Theologie.

Strasbourg: Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger, [partly printed with the types of Johann Prüss and Martin Flach], 1488.

Folio sheets printed on laid paper taken from an edition of Gerson's Opera, printed in gothic type throughout, in two columns, with headlines in a large display typeface, spaces left for initials, large margins, some minor worming, one leaf with marginal tear; text on these leaves relating to the sacraments and sins, with headlines mentioning the eucharist, baptism, confirmation, matrimony, ordination, the vices of nature & will, the seven deadly sins, and other topics; each leaf 12 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (18)

Goff G-186; ISTC ig001860000; BSB-Ink G-183.