Oct 27, 2020 - Sale 2549

Sale 2549 - Lot 85

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 2,500
Livy [Titus Livius] (64/59 BCE-12/17 CE)
Decades Noviter Impresse.

Venice: Joannes & Bernardinus Vercellenses for Giunta, 1506.

Folio, title page printed in red, three divisional titles with large woodcut compartments, illustrated with more than 150 woodcut text vignettes, illustrated throughout, bound in blind-tooled calf over wooden boards from the Weddern Carthusian Monastery with tools identified in EBDB s015650, s015652, s015654, s015657, and the coat of arms of the monastery, s036592; with brass clasps and catches, rebacked, somewhat worn, later marbled endleaves, contemporary ownership inscription to title, 12 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.

The Marienburg Charterhouse (Kartause Marienburg), Weddern in the parish of Dülmen was a Carthusian Monastery in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany between 1476 and 1804.

Sander 4000; Essling I, 50 #37; Schweiger I, 526; Camerini, Giunti I, 130 #106.