104 East 25th Street, New York, NY 10010  | 
(212) 254-4710  |  Mon - Fri, 10AM - 6PM
Follow Us:
  • We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.

    (212) 254-4710 ext. 0
    Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM


    Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to phonebids@swanngalleries.com. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.

    Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.

    Sale 2457 | Lot 169
    Price Realized: $7,000With Buyer's Premium
    Show Hammer Price
    • Click Image To Enlarge

      Additional Images
    • Sale 2457 Lot 169

      HIERONYMUS, Saint. Epistolae. [6], 174; [4], 229, [1] leaves, including initial and final blanks. Roman type. Rubricated throughout, and with decorated initial and painted scrollwork in one margin on [pi]2r and a1r in first volume and on A1r in second. 2 volumes in one. Folio, 416x287 mm, later binding of manuscript choirbook vellum over boards, recased, joints partly cracked, endpapers renewed; occasional marginal soiling and stains, mainly conspicuous on opening leaves of first volume, first 2 leaves rehinged, rust hole in center of second leaf affecting a few letters, partial reinforcement in outer margin on verso, upper portion of outer margin excised and restored slightly entering painted decoration on A1r in second volume, early underscoring and marginalia throughout. Ownership inscription of the Piarist College of Schlackenwerth (now Ostrov, Czech Republic). (Venice: Andreas Torresanus, de Asula, 15 May 1488)

      Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

      Hain-Copinger 8558*; GW 12430; BMC V, 309; ISTC ih00170000.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $7,000